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Table 1 Characteristics of 115 children (aged 1-15 years) with type 1 diabetes by age group

From: Psychosocial family factors and glycemic control among children aged 1-15 years with type 1 diabetes: a population-based survey

  n (%) Mean (range) SD
Mean age (years)   10.6 (1.6-15.9) 3.6
Age groups    
   1-5 years 13 (11)   
   6-11 years 57 (50)   
   12-15 years 45 (39)   
HbA 1c (%)   8.1 (5.3-11.7) 1.0
   1-5 years   7.2 (5.3-8.2) 0.9
   6-11 years   8.0 (6.1-10.3) 0.8
   12-15 years   8.4 (6.4-11.7) 1.1
Insulin pump 50 (43)   
   1-5 years 5 (39)   
   6-11 years 23 (40)   
   12-15 years 22 (49)   
Blood glucose measurements per day*, 4-6/≥ 7 64 (56)/36 (31)   
   1-5 years 7 (54)/6 (46)   
   6-11 years 31 (54)/21 (37)   
   12-15 years 26 (60)/9 (21)   
Problematic hypoglycemic events in the past year*, ≥ 7 26 (23)   
   1-5 years 4 (33)   
   6-11 years 11 (20)   
   12-15 years 11 (25)   
  1. *The mothers' reports were used if available; if not, data from fathers were used (the data showed close to 100% agreement between mothers' and fathers' reports on these items).