Table 3

Change in the observed mean age at onset of hypertension (in years) for patients with overweight and obese diabetes as compared with that of patients with normal weight diabetes

BMI categories of patientsOverweightClass I obesityClass II obesityClass III obesity
(A) Both men and women (corrected for sex)
 Normal weight−3.29 years
(95% CI −5.11 to −1.47)
p<0.001
−6.2 years
(95% CI −7.98 to −4.4)
p=0.00
−7.7 years
(95% CI −9.59 to −5.75)
p=0.00
−10.1 years
(95% CI −12.16 to −8.07)
p=0.00
(B) Men
 Normal weight−3.5 years
(95% CI −6.0 to −1.07)
p<0.001
−7.6 years
(95% CI −10.18 to −5.07)
p=0.00
−10.8 years
(95% CI −13.8 to −7.7)
p=0.00
−13.2 years
(95% CI −16.61 to −9.86)
p=0.00
(C) Women
 Normal weight−3.2 years
(95% CI −5.9 to −0.41)
p<0.05
−5.7 years
(95% CI −8.33 to −2.98)
p<0.001
−7.19 years
(95% CI −9.93 to −4.45)
p=0.00
−9.7 years
(95% CI −12.53 to −6.84)
p=0.00