Characteristics* Patients with Macro-vascular disease Patients without Macro-vascular disease
Age - median in yrs. (IQR) 72 ( 68-77) 70 ( 67-75)
Duration of diabetes-mean in yrs. (SD) 37.7 (14.9) 33.6 (14.0)
Gender N (%)
Male
Female

229 (58.1)
165(41.9)

325 (53.8)
278 (46.2)
Smoking status N (%)
Never smoked
Smoker or Ex-smoker

132 (33.8)
259 (66.2)

255 (42.4)
346 (57.6)
Hypertension N (%)
Yes
No

138 (35.0)
256 (65.0)

251 (41.6)
352 (58.4)
HbA1c – mean % (SD) 8.3 (1.4) 8.10 (1.2)
*SD: Standard Deviation; IQR: Inter Quartile Range
Smoking status was not recorded for 3 patients with MVD and 2 without MVD
Table 1: Characteristics of elderly patients with type 1 diabetes with and without macrovascular disease.