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Table 4 Distribution of FINDRISC, BMI and fasting blood sugar (FBS) level across age groups

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

  Risk 15–20 years (%) 21–25 years (%) 26–30 years (%) 31–35 years (%)
FINDRISC
 < 7 Low 18 (72.0%) 25 (71.4%) 24 (61.5%) 18 (51.4%)
 7–11 Slightly 5 (20.0%) 8 (22.9%) 9 (23.1%) 11 (31.4%)
 12–14 Moderate 1 (4.0%) 2 (5.7%) 6 (15.4%) 5 (14.3%)
 15–20 High 1 (4.0%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (2.9%)
 Total 25 (100.0%) 35 (100.0%) 39 (100.0%) 35 (100.0%)
BMI (kg/m2)
 < 25 Healthy weight 21 (84.0%) 17 (48.6%) 22 (56.4%) 16 (45.7%)
 25–29.9 Overweight 4 (16.0%) 14 (40.0%) 13 (33.3%) 11 (31.4%)
 ≥ 30 Obesity 0 (0.0%) 4 (11.4%) 4 (10.3%) 8 (22.9%)
 Total 25 (100.0%) 35 (100.0%) 39 (100.0%) 35 (100.0%)
FBS (mg/dl)
 < 54 Hypoglycemic 0 (0.0%) 3 (8.6%) 3 (7.7%) 2 (5.7%)
 54–90 Normoglycemic 17 (68.0%) 23 (65.7%) 21 (53.8%) 21 (60.0%)
 91–125 Hyperglycemic 8 (32.0%) 9 (25.7%) 15 (38.5%) 12 (34.3%)
 Total 25 (100.0%) 35 (100.0%) 39 (100.0%) 35 (100.0%)