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Table 2 Predictors of peripheral neuropathy in patients with diabetes mellitus

From: Screening for peripheral neuropathy and peripheral arterial disease in persons with diabetes mellitus in a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital

Variables OR 95 % confidence interval p value
Age >60 years 2.6 1.4–4.8 0.02
Elevated HbA1c 2.0 1.1–3.80 0.002
Low HDL-C 2.1 0.4–8.3 0.3
Male sex 1.54 0.78–3 0.2
Elevated LDL-C 1.49 0.6–3.3 0.3
Duration of DM >10 years 1.29 0.7–2.6 0.4
Elevated TCHOL 1.1 0.4–2.5 0.8
Elevated TG 0.87 0.4–1.8 0.7
Overweight/obese 0.86 0.45–1.66 0.8
History of hypertension 0.72 0.36–0.72 0.3
PAD 0.73 0.42–1.3 0.3