Table 1

Parameters (BMI, glycaemic control and blood pressure control) of all study subjects before and after the earthquake

n63
Age (years)68.1±1.4
M/F29/34
BeforeAfterp Value
BMI (kg/m2)25.8±0.525.5±0.5<0.01
BG (mg/dl)109.4±3.9134.3±7.2<0.01
HbA1c (JDS) (%)5.9±0.26.5±0.2<0.01
SBP (mm Hg)121.0±1.2136.1±2.9<0.01
DBP (mm Hg)67.2±1.074.1±1.6<0.01
  • Data are represented as mean ± SEM.

  • BG, blood glucose concentration; BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; F, female; HbA1c (JDS), glycosylated haemoglobin A1c; M, male; SBP, systolic blood pressure.