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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of population at risk of T2D in Barranquilla and Bogotá, Colombia in 2018

From: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in a population at risk of type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study in two Latin American cities

Variable Total
1135 (100)
City
Barranquilla
587 (51.7)
Bogota D.C
548 (48.3)
p-valuea
Gender
Male 268 (23.6) 143 (24.4) 125 (22.8) 0.539
Female 867 (76.4) 444 (75.6) 423 (77.2)  
Age groups (years)
30–44 226 (19.9) 140 (23.9) 86 (15.7)  < 0.001
45–54 289 (25.5) 168 (28.6) 121 (22.1)  
55–64 338 (29.8) 164 (27.9) 174 (31.8)  
 > 64 282 (24.8) 115 (19.6) 167 (30.5)  
Education level
No schooling 287 (25.3) 97 (16.5) 190 (34.7)  < 0.001
Elementary school 475 (41.9) 247 (42.1) 228 (41.7)  
Junior high school 247 (21.8) 161 (27.4) 86 (15.7)  
Higher 125 (11.0) 82 (14.0) 43 (7.9)  
Physical activity
Low 854 (75.2) 538 (91.7) 316 (57.7)  < 0.001
Moderate 186 (16.4) 30 (5.1) 156 (28.5)  
High 95 (8.4) 19 (3.2) 76 (13.9)  
BMI (kg/m2)
Normal weight 140 (12.3) 67 (11.4) 73 (13.3) 0.006
Overweight 467 (41.1) 220 (37.5) 247 (45.1)  
Obesity 528 (46.5) 300 (51.1) 228 (41.6)  
Glucose classification
IFG, IGT or IFG + IGT 182 (16.0) 110 (18.7) 72 (13.1) 0.002
T2D 102 (9.0) 63 (10.7) 39 (7.1)  
Hypertension treatment
Yes 437 (38.5) 226 (38.5) 211 (38.5) 0.999
Current smokers
Yes 88 (7.8) 24 (4.1) 64 (11.8)  < 0.001
  1. aHomogeneity test (X2); n (%). BMI, body mass index; IFG, impaired fasting glucose; IGT, impaired glucose tolerance; T2D, type 2 diabetes