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Table 1 People with diabetes and number of hypoglycemia events requiring emergency medical services in Tayside, Scotland

From: Temporal changes in frequency of severe hypoglycemia treated by emergency medical services in types 1 and 2 diabetes: a population-based data-linkage cohort study

  Type 1 diabetes Type 2 diabetes Total
June 1997 – May 1998
 People with diabetes 977 (11.3%) 7678 (88.7%) 8655 (100%)
 Mean age at study 33 66 --
 Mean duration of diabetes (years) 17 8 --
 People with severe hypoglycemia 69 91 160
 Severe hypoglycemia events 112 132 244
1 January 2011–31 December 2012
 People with diabetes 2029 (8.5%) 21,734 (91.5%) 23,763 (100%)
 Mean age at study 40 68 --
 Mean duration of diabetes (years) 18 7 --
 People with severe hypoglycemia 187 280 467
 Severe hypoglycemia events 319 383 702