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Table 2 Number of Patients With and Without Diabetes Over the Full and 1-Year Follow-up Periods Experiencing One or More Infections

From: Diabetes and the occurrence of infection in primary care: a matched cohort study

Infection Type Full Follow-up Period 1-year Follow-up period
  Diabetes
(n = 1779)
n (%)
Non-Diabetes (n = 11,066)
n (%)
P value Diabetes
(n = 1779)
n (%)
Non-Diabetes (n = 11,066)
n (%)
P value
Any Infection 1012 (56.9) 6428 (58.1) 0.354 584 (32.8) 3500 (31.6) 0.327
Head & Neck 118 (6.6) 817 (7.4) 0.280 39 (2.2) 298 (2.7) 0.252
Respiratory 462 (26.0) 3266 (29.5) 0.002 210 (11.8) 1381 (12.5) 0.445
Gastrointestinal 151 (8.5) 694 (6.3) < 0.001 69 (3.9) 245 (2.2) < 0.001
Genitourinary 203 (11.4) 1172 (10.6) 0.319 93 (5.2) 438 (4.0) 0.015
Skin & Soft Tissue 199 (11.2) 896 (8.1) < 0.001 78 (4.4) 269 (2.4) < 0.001
Musculoskeletal 185 (10.4) 1189 (10.7) 0.692 62 (3.5) 388 (3.5) 1.000
Viral 84 (4.7) 428 (3.9) 0.100 30 (1.7) 130 (1.2) 0.091