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Table 1 Characteristics for the 196 men and 184 women from Sweden that participated in the study

From: A cross-sectional study of the association between persistent organochlorine pollutants and diabetes

  Men Women
  Diabetes Diabetes
  No (n = 184) Yes (n = 12) No (n = 174) Yes (n = 10)
  Mean, median
(5th, 95th%)
Mean, median
(5th, 95th%)
Mean, median
(5th, 95th%)
Mean, median
(5th, 95th%)
Age (yr)     
   Current 60, 59
(49, 75)
60, 60
(53, 67)
63, 61
(51, 77)
64, 64
(51, 74)
   At diagnosis - 52, 52
(30, 62)
- 55, 56
(45, 65)
Time since diagnosis (yr) - 9, 5
(2, 26)
- 10, 10
(0, 27)
Body Mass Index (kg/m2)     
   Current 28.6, 28.1
(23.5, 35.5)
29.4, 30.1
(22.4, 33.3)
27.9, 27.2
(21.3, 35.8)
30.4, 29.5
(26.6, 41.3)
   At 25 years of age 23.4, 24.0
(20.0, 28.9)
26.0, 25.4
(21.3, 32.6)
22.0, 22.0
(17.9, 26.6)
23.0, 22.5
(19.7, 26.6)
Exposure (ng/g lipid)     
   CB-153 430, 360
(110, 950)
670, 560
(360, 1600)
280, 240
(94, 620)
300, 230
(110, 810)
   p,p'-DDE 800, 570
(110, 2100)
1100, 1100
(390, 2400)
800, 590
(100, 2300)
1600, 990
(300, 5300)