Table 3

Incidence rates and proportions of severe and non-severe hypoglycaemia, overall and by diabetes type

Incidence rates*Total
n=667
T1DM
120 (17.99%)
T2DM
547 (82.01%)
Severe hypoglycaemia (1 month retrospective)
 Daytime+nocturnal
  Events per person-month (95% CI†)0.68 (0.48 to 0.96)0.39 (0.18 to 0.85)0.75 (0.51 to 1.09)
Non-severe hypoglycaemia (1 month retrospective)
 Daytime+nocturnal
  Events per person-month (95% CI†)2.75 (2.43 to 3.11)5.73 (4.60 to 7.13)2.10 (1.82 to 2.41)
Incidence proportions*
Severe hypoglycaemia (1 month retrospective)
 Daytime or nocturnal
  % with ≥1 event (95% CI‡)12.91 (10.58 to 15.67)11.67 (7.078 to 18.63)13.19 (10.6 to 16.28)
Non-severe hypoglycaemia (1 month retrospective)
 Daytime or nocturnal
  % with ≥1 event (95% CI‡)60.06 (56.29 to 63.71)83.33 (75.66 to 88.94)54.95 (50.75 to 59.07)
  • *Incidence rates and proportions are based on data from participants who reported taking insulin and/or secretagogues at month 2 follow-up.

  • †Based on negative binomial distribution.

  • ‡Based on Wilson score interval.

  • T1DM, type 1 diabetes mellitus; T2DM, type 2 diabetes mellitus.