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Research Article

Evaluation of Metabolic Syndrome and Its Associated Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

Table 1

Baseline characteristics of the study population stratified by sex.

VariablesTOTALMALEFEMALE
(n = 405)(n = 81)(n = 324)p-value

Age (years)58.5 ± 9.957.9 ± 10.458.6 ± 9.80.554
Duration of diabetes (years)6.4 ± 5.46.1 ± 5.36.5 ± 5.50.518
FPG (mmol L−1)9.3 ± 4.19.7 ± 5.29.1 ± 3.70.234
HbA1c (%)7.1 ± 1.47.2 ± 1.47.1 ± 1.40.643
HbA1c >7%198 (48.9)42 (51.9)156 (48.1)0.551

Data are presented as mean ± SD. FPG: Fasting Plasma Glucose, HbA1c: glycated haemoglobin.

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