Table 1.

Patient data and demographic indicators by sex and province, and regional economic indicators

BKNOSaStTVWAustria
Population size in 2009283,506560,0561,606,6151,411,041529,3141,207,588704,792368,0611,692,0678,363,040
Treated patients*14,58019,20670,93449,17116,45945,87419,32310,26780,184325,998
Treatments/population0.05140.03430.04420.03480.03110.03800.02740.02790.04740.0390
Females144,873288,435819,692717,855272,306617,807360,087186,756882,3634,290,174
Treated patients, female7,8439,93536,03725,0908,40023,9599,8855,15740,128166,434
Treatments/population, female0.05410.03440.04400.03500.03080.03880.02750.02760.04550.0388
Males138,633271,621786,923693,186257,008589,781344,705181,305809,7044,072,866
Treated patients, male6,7379,27134,89724,0818,05921,9159,4385,11040,056159,564
Treatments/population, male0.04860.03410.04430.03470.03140.03720.02740.02820.04950.0392
Sex ratio, treatment/population0.89760.99091.00870.99391.01650.95820.99741.02071.08781.0103
kf−0.69−0.42−0.50−0.42−0.41−0.53−0.45−0.30−0.43−0.46
km−0.62−0.36−0.48−0.35−0.34−0.45−0.37−0.29−0.60−0.45
df§1,3548239868308141,045881590855911
dm§1,2227079496816748797205781190882
GRP pp in €1,0001.11.51.61.81.91.61.71.92.51.8
Unemployment rate, %11.55.23.52.62.33.62.80.81.82.9
Income pp, €210340360410370390400420750407
  • Economic indicators include GRP in units of €1,000 for the year 1961 (the last year of the fit of the trend lines), the regional unemployment rates in 1961, and the income per person in EUR of the year 1957. Provinces: B, Burgenland; K, Carinthia; N, Lower Austria; O, Upper Austria; Sa, Salzburg; St, Styria; T, Tyrol; V, Vorarlberg; W, Vienna.

  • *Total number of patients who received a drug treatment for diabetes.

  • Sex ratio is defined in Materials and Methods.

  • Slopes of the trend lines for males (m) and females (f).

  • §Intercepts.