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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of patients with T1DM (n = 150)

From: The relation of alexithymia and attachment with type 1 diabetes management in adolescents: a gender-specific analysis

VariablesGirls
N = 86
Boys
N = 64
P-value
Age(y)14.99 ± 2.4214.95 ± 2.380.93
Familial history of diabetes (yes)43 (51.2)32 (52.5)0.88
Drug therapy (yes)20 (23.3)12 (19)0.68
Illness (yes)18 (22)12 (19)0.82
Diabetes duration63.41 ± 45.4363.60 ± 51.680.79
A1C8.48 ± 1.948.09 ± 1.870.22
SCSDA19.82 ± 5.8521.31 ± 5.350.11
Diet3.38 ± 1.243.65 ± 1.200.18
Exercise2.70 ± 2.023.68 ± 2.000.04
Blood Sugar Testing4.74 ± 2.574.57 ± 2.600.69
Foot Care2.76 ± 1.773.00 ± 1.820.42
Medications6.17 ± 1.636.39 ± 1.260.38
Smoking0.92 ± 0.400.93 ± 0.350.89
  1. Data are reported as mean ± SD and Frequency (percent)