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Table 1 Overview of the study population

From: Ultrasound point shear wave elastography of the pancreas: comparison of patients with type 1 diabetes and healthy volunteers – results from a pilot study

  Mean ± SD median (min-max) IQR
Whole population Patients with type 1 diabetes Healthy volunteers p-value
Sex
 Male 20 (66.7%) 10 (66.7%) 10 (66.7%) 1.0
 Female 10 (33.3%) 5 (33.3%) 5 (33.3%)
Age [years] 31.8 ± 9.6 32.1 ± 9.5 31.4 ± 10.1 0.9006
30 (20.0–54.0) 30.0 (20.0–50.0) 28.0 (21.0–54.0)
17,0 17,0 17,0
BMI [kg/m2] 23.7 ± 2.7 24.3 ± 3.0 23.3 ± 2.4 0.3947
22.9 (19.9–29.4) 24.8 (19.9–29.4) 22.3 (20.8–28.9)
3,7 5,1 3,0
Duration of diabetes [months]   45.7 ± 42.3   
25.0 (5.0–125.0)
61,0
HbA1c [%]   6.7 ± 0.9 5.2 ± 0.2 < 0.0001
7.0 (5.4–8.0) 5.2 (4.8–5.6)
1,5 0,3
Fasting glucose [mg/dl]   111.2 ± 37.0 90.0 ± 7.8 0.0777
102.0 (66.0–191.0) 89.0 (73.0–104.0)
51,0 11,0
C peptidea [μg/l]   0.9 ± 0.7 1.6 ± 0.5 0.0082
0.7 (0.1–2.0) 1.6 (0.8–2.8)
1,1 0,4
Basal insulin (IU/d]   13.9 ± 7.4   
12.0 (2.0–30.0)
11,0
  1. SD Standard deviation, min Minimum, max Maximum, IU International unit, level of significance P < 0.05, IQR Inter quartile range
  2. aC peptide was not measured in one female patient