Table 4

Comparison between participants in different risk levels of diabetes by Dd and PWV after adjustment for age

NDd, mm
Mean±SD
PWV, m/s
Mean±SD
All5837.93±0.889.4±2.4
HbA1c, %Lower risk
(participants without diabetes)
<5.8
4057.82±0.859.2±2.1
Increasing risk of diabetes
(participants without diabetes)
5.8–6.4
788.06±0.8410.1±2.4
Prior diabetes or
>6.4
1008.58±0.8810.2±3.2
  • Dd, diastolic diameter; HbA1c, glycohemoglobin; PWV, pulse wave velocity.