Table 2.

Characteristics of patients according to treatment with ACE-Ia

Clinical CharacteristicsNot Treated(n = 153)Treated(n = 153)P
Male gender (%)48520.57
Current smoker (%)39280.05
Age (yr)32330.06
Diabetes duration (yr)17210.0001
HbA1c (%)
Cholesterol (mg/dl)1872020.0007
SBP (mmHg)119128<0.0001
DBP (mmHg)7377<0.0001
AER (μg/min)b37.898.7<0.0001
  • a For selection of intervals for comparison between the two groups, see Materials and Methods.

  • b Data are median and transformed to logarithmic scale for significance testing.