Table 1

Clinical data of compliant patients

Boys Girls p Value
n498 (49.5%)509 (50.5%)NS
Age (years) (median, range)13.9 (10.1–19.6)14.0 (10.4–20.2)NS
Duration (years) (median, range)5.8 (1.3–17.5)6.0 (1.0–19.9)NS
Pubertal status
 Prepubertal97 (19.5%)34 (6.7 %)
 Pubertal and postpubertal401(80.5%)474 (93.3%)<0.001
HbA1C (%) (geometric mean, range)7.14 (4.2–13.1)7.26 (3.7–16.8)NS
Insulin dose (unit/kg/24 h) (median, range)0.98 (0.25–2.42)1.05 (0.17–3.03)<0.0001
Systolic BP (mm Hg)1-150 (mean (SD))113.4 (13.6)112.5 (12.9)
Standard deviation scores for systolic BP (mean (SD))−0.237 (1.009)−0.070 (1.146)0.015
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)1-150 (mean (SD))65.0 (11.7)66.6 (11.6)
Standard deviation scores for diastolic BP (mean (SD))0.305 (1.10)0.529 (1.236)0.003
BMI (kg/m2) (mean (SD))20.1 (3.1)21.7 (3.6)
Standardised scores for BMI (mean (SD))0.542 (0.925)0.678 (0.994)0.025
Standardised scores for height (mean (SD))0.395 (0.984)0.557 (1.021)0.01
  • 1-150 n=1004, BP not available for three patients.

  • BP, blood pressure; BMI, body mass index.