Mentions: Their results are in agreement with epidemiologic data from China. Based on the death registry data from Shanghai CDC, female diabetic patients (both type 1 and type 2) suffer more Years of Life Lost (YLLs) than male diabetic patients . Specifically, the average of YLLs per diabetic patients, defined as the sum of YLLs divided by total number of female or male diabetic patients, was higher in female diabetic patients than male diabetic patients from 1976 to 1996 (Figure 1(a)); the average of YLLs per resident, defined as the sum of YLL divided by total number of female or male residents in Shanghai, was higher in female residents than male residents (Figure 1(b)).
Affiliation: School of Public Health, Wuhan University, 185 Donghu Road, Wuhan 430071, China.
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