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Table 3 Infections Per 100 Person-Years in Patients With and Without Diabetes Over the Full and 1-year Follow-up Periods

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

Infection Type Full Study Period
(Mean, SD)
1-year study period
(Mean, SD)
  Diabetes Non-Diabetes P value Diabetes Non-Diabetes P value
Any Infection 42.7 (63.0) 42.5 (59.9) 0.895 54.7 (99.3) 50.2 (94.6) 0.077
Head & Neck 2.1 (11.5) 2.2 (9.7) 0.771 2.6 (18.2) 3.0 (19.5) 0.318
Respiratory 13.4 (36.3) 13.9 (30.0) 0.589 16.2 (52.2) 16.3 (49.7) 0.943
Gastrointestinal 3.4 (15.0) 2.2 (11.1) 0.001 4.9 (27.9) 2.7 (19.4) 0.001
Genitourinary 4.8 (18.0) 4.2 (16.5) 0.148 6.9 (33.1) 4.9 (26.7) 0.016
Skin & Soft Tissue 4.1 (15.3) 2.4 (10.5) < 0.001 5.2 (26.3) 2.6 (17.4) < 0.001
Musculoskeletal 3.7 (14.4) 3.8 (14.5) 0.789 4.3 (25.1) 4.0 (22.3) 0.617
Viral 1.4 (7.1) 1.1 (6.6) 0.083 1.7 (13.5) 1.2 (11.4) 0.122