Table 1

Global associations between T1D prevalence rate and Ibs and life expectancy (years) at birth respectively*

Pearson’s rSpearman's rPartial correlation†
Log Ibs0.7131180.7241180.307103
Log life expectancy at birth0.7221180.6891180.349103
Log sugars per capita0.6661090.534109
Log GDP per capita0.7201160.749116
Log BMI≥30 prevalence0.6361090.538118
Log urbanization0.5071180.567118
  • *All correlations are significant at the 0.001 level (two-tailed).

  • †Keeping GDP, BMI, urbanization and sugars intake constant.

  • BMI, body mass index; GDP, gross domestic product; Ibs, Biological State Index; T1D, type 1 diabetes.