Table 2

Pooled estimates for lower educational levels and incidence of type 2 diabetes in high-income countries

Pooled RRs (95% CIs); p-value for the heterogeneity Q test, and I2 statistics (%)


High (≥13 yrs)*

Middle (10-12 yrs)

Low (≤9 yrs)

Men

1.00

1.16 (0.93-1.44); p = 0.26, I2 = 26.4

1.52 (1.28-1.82); p = 0.79, I2 = 0.0

Women

1.00

1.18 (1.07-1.31); p = 0.47, I2 = 0.0

1.71 (1.07-2.74); p = 0.001, I2 = 93


*One study used ≥15 years as the reference group [15].

Agardh et al. Population Health Metrics 2011 9:60   doi:10.1186/1478-7954-9-60

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