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Table 3 Distribution of FINDRISC, BMI and fasting blood sugar level across gender

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

  Risk Male (%) Female (%)
FINDRISC score
 < 7 Low 47 (70.1%) 38 (56.7%)
 7–11 Slightly elevated 13 (19.4%) 20 (29.9%)
 12–14 Moderate 5 (7.5%) 9 (13.4%)
 15–20 High 2 (3.0%) 0 (0.0%)
BMI (kg/m2)
 < 25 Healthy weight 41 (61.2%) 35 (52.2%)
 25–29.9 Overweight 21 (31.3%) 21 (31.3%)
 ≥ 30 Obesity 5 (7.5%) 11 (16.4%)
FBS (mg/dl)
 < 54 Hypoglycemic 3 (4.5%) 5 (7.5%)
 54–90 Normoglycemic 45 (67.2%) 37 (55.2%)
 91–125 Hyperglycemic 19 (28.3%) 25 (37.3%)