Table 2: The comparison of diabetes mellitus by race/ethnicity in a sample of community-based United States residents.

VariablesCaucasianAfrican americanHispanicOthersχ 2 (df) p
number%number%number%number%

Diabetes mellitus49.1 (3)<0.001
 Yes1,5807.845911.04157.7908.2
 No18,58992.23,70989.05,00192.31,00991.8

Notes and abbreviations: the significance level is <0.01, df: degree of freedom, %: percentage.