Table 1

Characteristics of children included in the study compared with those who were invited but did not take part and those who were eligible but not invited

Included in study (n=16)Invited but did not take part (n=16)Eligible but not invited (n=11)
Age
 Less than 6 years623
 6–8 years433
 9–11 years333
 12–16 years382
 Mean±SD7.3±4.110.1±3.58.5±4.1
 Median (range)6.5 (2–15)11 (4–14)(3–16)
Gender
 Male9 (56%)8 (50%)4 (36%)
 Female7 (44%)8 (50%)7 (64%)
DKA
 Yes2 (13%)4 (25%)3 (27%)
 No14 (87%)12 (75%)8 (73%)
  • DKA, diabetic ketoacidosis.