Table 3.

Comparisons of eosinophil count in various groups

GroupMenWomen
Retinopathy (NDR/SDR/PDR)170 (100 to 250)/190 (120 to 290)/190 (110 to 340)a150 (90 to 220)/130 (80 to 200)/150 (90 to 250)
Nephropathy (normo-/micro-/macroalbuminuria)140 (90 to 210)/190 (120 to 310)/250 (170 to 350)b150 (90 to 210)/140 (90 to 220)/170 (90 to 320)
Smoking (none/past/current)160 (110 to 270)/180 (110 to 290)/170 (100 to 250)150 (90 to 220)/130 (60 to 220)/150 (110 to 290)
Cardiovascular disease (−/+)170 (100 to 280)/190 (130 to 280)150 (90 to 230)/140 (90 to 180)
Insulin treatment (−/+)160 (100 to 270)/190 (110 to 280)150 (90 to 210)/150 (90 to 240)
  • Data are median (interquartile range).

  • a P < 0.05.

  • b P < 0.0001.