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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and mean data of participants

From: Assessment of the FINDRISC tool in predicting the risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus in a young adult Nigerian population

Sex Frequency (%)
Male 67 (50.0%)
Female 67 (50.0%)
Total 134 (100.0%)
Age (years) Frequency (%)
15–20 25 (18.7%)
21–25 35 (26.1%)
26–30 39 (29.1%)
31–35 35 (26.1%)
Total 134 (100.0%)
BMI Mean ± SD (kg/m2)
Male 24.86 ± 3.38
Female 25.42 ± 5.39
Waist circumference Mean ± SD (cm)
Male 85.94 ± 9.69
Female 83.92 ± 15.24
Hip circumference Mean ± SD (cm)
Male 97.79 ± 9.77
Female 96.28 ± 14.99
Waist-to-hip ratio Mean ± SD
Male 0.87 ± 0.05
Female 0.87 ± 0.06
Fasting blood sugar Mean ± SD (mg/dL)
Male 82.04 ± 14.52
Female 84.89 ± 18.30
FINDRISC score Mean ± SD
Male 4.86 ± 3.24
Female 7.31 ± 3.38