New Delhi: A retrospective data analysis done by SRL Diagnostics has revealed that men are more prone to diabetes than women.
The data analysis done on more than 6.3 million samples, collected to check blood sugars over past 3.5 years (2014 till mid-2017), unveiled that men accounted for 21% diabetes level blood sugar against 17.3% for women. Adults between the age of 46–60 and 61–85 (across genders) showed the highest prevalence of diabetes (26.71% and 27.01% respectively) across four zones in India. While, as per the city-wise analysis, Mumbai and Kolkata revealed the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.74% and 22.07%, respectively) as compared to other cities of India.
As per the analysis amongst the four zones, western region of India showed higher percent (20.47%) of diabetes candidates.