TABLE 1

Characteristics of Patients With Medical Charts and Prevalence of DKA at Diabetes Diagnosis (N = 2824)

CharacteristicDistribution %Prevalence of DKA
n/NPrevalence %Pa
All721/282425.5
Age at diagnosis, y<.001
    0–416.2171/45837.3
    5–925.7194/72626.7
    10–1438.8276/109625.2
    15–1919.280/54414.7
Gender.6
    Female50.5358/142625.1
    Male49.5363/139826.0
Race/ethnicityb.137
    American Indian2.012/5621.4
    Asian or Pacific Islander3.717/10516.2
    Black14.6100/41224.3
    Hispanic14.3109/40427.0
    Non-Hispanic white60.6441/171225.8
Clinical diabetes type<.001
    180.0664/226029.4
    218.049/5079.7
    Other/unknown2.08/5714.0
  • a Data show the probability that prevalence of DKA was the same (by category).

  • b Race/ethnicity was multiple, other, or missing in 135 subjects (4.8% of the cases).