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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the study population

From: Exposure to arsenic in drinking water is associated with increased prevalence of diabetes: a cross-sectional study in the Zimapán and Lagunera regions in Mexico

  Diabetic Non-diabetic
  Mean (N) SD (%) Mean (N) SD (%)
Population (N, %) (25) (9.7) (233) (90.3)
Female (N, %) (19) (76.0) (155) (66.5)
Age (years) 50.4 13.1 32.3 18.0
iAs concentration in drinking water (ppb) 77.3 61.8 39.2 44.9
Water consumption (L/day) 2.1 1.0 1.9 0.9
Bottled water for drinking (N, %) (12) (48.0) (132) (56.7)
BMI > 30 (N, %) (11) (44.0) (77) (33.1)
Hypertensive (N, %) (9) (36.0) (88) (37.8)
FBG (mg/dL) 177.4 77.5 83.8 16.0
2HBG (mg/dL) 258.4 130.0 97.3 27.4
HbA1c (%) 9.0 2.6 6.1 0.6
FPI 7.8 6.4 9.0 6.3
HOMA-IR 3.1 2.3 1.8 1.3