Table 1

South Asian participant characteristics

Mean age in years (range)41 (19–67)
Self-defined ethnicity
 Bangladeshi/other South Asian4
Formal educational attainment*
 No formal qualifications9
 School level—GCSE (16 year)7
 A level (18-year)/GNVQ equivalent13
University level4
Mean BMI (range)28 (16–41)
Family history of diabetes in a first-degree relative19
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  • *Information on education not provided by 1 participant.

  • BMI, body mass index; GCSE, General Certificate of Secondary Education; GNVQ, General National Vocational Qualification.