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Table 3 Quality indicators in type 2 diabetes patient care per type of service with poor glycemic control (HbA1c > 8.5%)

From: Quality indicators in type 2 diabetes patient care: analysis per care-complexity level

  ESF UBS Tertiary health care P
(N = 31) (N = 37) (N = 86)
Nephropathy tests, n (%) 25 (80.6a) 34 (91.9ab) 83 (96.5b) 0.02
Retinopathy tests, n (%) 3 (9.7a) 5 (13.5ab) 29 (33.7b) 0.006
Neuropathy tests, n (%) 3 (9.7a) 5 (13.5a) 54 (62.8b) < 0.001
Nutritional assessment, n (%) 4 (12.9a) 11 (29.7ab) 32 (37.2b) 0.04
Dyslipidemia tests, n (%) 23 (74.2) 22 (59.5) 46 (53.5) 0.13
Inquiry about tobacco use, n (%) 1 (3.2) 3 (8.1) 9 (10.5) 0.53
All the quality indicators, n (%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.5) > 0.999
> 50% of the quality indicators, n (%) 0 (0a) 3 (8.1ab) 26 (30.2b) < 0.001
  1. Data were shown as n (%)
  2. ESF Estratégia de Saúde da Família (Family Health Strategy), UBS Unidade Básica de Saúde (Basic Health Care Unit)
  3. a,b,cRepresent statistically different proportions