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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of each group

From: Effects of strengthening, stretching and functional training on foot function in patients with diabetic neuropathy: results of a randomized controlled trial

  Control Group (n = 29) Intervention Group (n = 26) p (T-test) p (Mann–Whitney)
Age (years) 60 (12) 59 (4) 0.40 -
Sex (% female) 52 42 - 0.34
Time of onset of diabetes (years) 18 (11) 17 (10) 0.81 -
Type 2 diabetes (%) 92.9 96.9 - 0.85
Fasting blood glucose (mg/dL) 166.7 (98.6) 157.6 (89.8) 0.60 -
Body mass (kg) 82.5 (16.4) 77.4 (14.1) 0.24 -
Height (m) 1.71 (0.30) 1.65 (0.09) 0.30 -
BMI (kg/m2) 29 (4) 28 (4) 0.54 -
Insulin intake (%) 60 50 - 0.61
Practice regular physical activity 33% 42%   -
MNSIa questionnaire (median) 6 [3;8] 6 [4;8] - 0.59
MNSIa physical assessment (median) 4.5 [3.0;6.5] 4.5 [3.0;6.5] - 0.62
  1. aMichigan Neuropathy Screening Instrument.