Table 1: Demographic characteristics of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

VariablesAge (years)Sex
MaleFemale

Group A 4 8 . 3 3 ± 1 . 3 9 1518
Group B 4 5 . 8 8 ± 1 . 4 2 1320
𝑃 or 𝜒 2 𝑃 = 0 . 2 2 1 9 , d . f = 6 4 𝜒 2 = 0 . 2 4 8 1 , d . f = 1
𝑃 a >0.05 >0.05

Values are given as Mean ± SEM, 𝑛 = 3 3 in each group, Group A: vitamin C-treated group, Group B: placebo-treated group, a 𝑃 values are ascertained by unpaired 𝑡 -test or 𝜒 2 test.