Table 2: Comparison of clinical, biochemical characteristics and ESC measurement in patients without (MNSI B score ≤2) and with (MNSI B score >2) clinical neuropathy.

MNSI B score ≤2MNSI B score >2 𝑃 value
( 𝑁 = 1 2 1 )( 𝑁 = 1 4 4 )

GenderMales (74), females (47)Males (75), females (69)
Age (yr)49.82 (8.93)55.81 (8.27)<0.001
Duration of DM (yr)6.85 (5.97)11.40 (7.30)<0.001
BMI (kg/m2)25.93 (3.50)26.88 (3.82)0.03
Waist-hip Ratio0.95 (0.07)0.95 (0.08)0.74
Hemoglobin (gm%)12.82 (1.72)12.20 (1.57)<0.01
Random glucose (mg%)177.07 (74.60)177.92 (77.43)0.92
HbA1c (%)8.34 (1.75)8.70 (1.87)0.11
Uric acid (mg%)4.71 (1.24)4.64 (1.16)0.62
Creatinine (mg%)0.74 (0.17)0.74 (0.20)0.98
eGFR (mL/min/1.73 m2)113.22 (28.08)109.38 (29.15)0.27
VPT (volts)10.40 (4.52)17.11 (7.93)<0.001
Hand ESC (μS)58.77 (19.84)48.40 (20.90)<0.001
Feet ESC (μS)58.32 (19.86)48.49 (21.12)<0.001

Values are mean (sd). 𝑃 -value calculated using t test. ESC and VPT readings are mean of left and right sides.