Table 5 Comparison of BMI between study cohort and Australian national data10, 20

From: An audit of the dietary intake of Australian children with type 1 diabetes

  N Underweight (%) Normal (%) Overweight (%) Obese (%)
Boys
  2–4 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 5 0.0 60.0 20.0 20.0
    National data   3.2 74.0 19.5 3.4
  5–7 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 32 3.1 62.5 31.3 3.1
    National data   4.2 75.3 11.6 8.9
  8–11 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 68 2.9 60.3 26.5 10.3
    National data   3.7 71.7 18.2 6.4
  12–15 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 75 5.3 61.3 55.3 8.0
    National data   5.7 66.0 21.5 6.8
  16–17 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 35 5.7 65.7 20.0 8.6
    National data   4.9 69.1 19.0 7.1
Girls
  2–4 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 4 0.0 50.0 50.0 0.0
    National data   5.8 71.5 15.9 6.8
  5–7 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 21 0.0 71.4 28.6 0.0
    National data   5.9 66.3 19.7 8.2
  8–11 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 71 0.0 67.6 31.0 1.4
    National data   4.8 67.1 21.1 7.0
  12–15 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 85 3.5 58.8 35.3 2.4
   National data   6.4 68.8 17.4 7.4
  16–17 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 31 3.2 54.8 35.5 6.5
    National data   7.4 68.8 15.5 8.2
Total sample
  2–4 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 9 0.0 55.6 33.3 11.1
    National data   4.4 72.8 17.8 5.0
  5–7 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 53 1.9 66.0 30.2 1.9
    National data   5.0 70.9 15.5 8.5
  8–11 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 139 1.4 64.0 28.8 5.8
    National data   4.2 69.5 19.6 6.7
  12–15 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 160 4.4 60.0 30.6 5.0
    National data   6.1 67.4 19.5 7.1
  16–17 years      
    T1 diabetes patients 66 4.6 60.6 27.3 7.6
    National data   6.0 69.0 17.4 7.6
All cases
   T1 diabetes patients 427 3.0 62.1 29.5 5.4
   National data   5.1 69.8 18.2 6.9