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Table 1 Subject characteristics

From: The incretin effect in critically ill patients: a case–control study

  Patients (n = 8) Control subjects (n = 8)
Mean/median age (yr) 68.8/69.5 66.1/66.5
(64.5–73.5) (64.5–68.5)
Mean/median BMI (kg/m2) 25.0/24.0 25.2/24.7
(21.0–28.0) (22.0–27.4)
Male/female distribution 4/4 4/4
Mean/median HbA1c (%) 6.1/6.2 5.6/5.6
(5.9–6.4) (5.5–5.7)
Mean/median physical activity level (1–5) 2.3/2.0 3.5/4.0
(1.0–3.0) (3.0–4.0)
  1. BMI body mass index, HbA1c haemoglobin A1c
  2. Except for male/female distribution, values are mean/median (interquartile range)
  3. The data on physical activity level are from seven critically ill patients and eight control subjects