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Table 2 Diabetes quality of care and healthcare utilization in the study population (n = 198)

From: Quality of diabetes care and health insurance coverage: a retrospective study in an outpatient academic public hospital in Switzerland

  All cases N (%) or mean (SD) Insured (n = 118) N (%) or mean (SD) Uninsured (n = 80) (%) or mean (SD) p-value*
HbA1c tests (n) 2 (2) 2 (3) 2 (2) 0.4809
Annual HbA1c testing 180 (90.9 %) 105 (89 %) 75 (93.8 %) 0.3718
Annual cholesterol testing 170 (85.6 %) 102 (86.4 %) 68 (85 %) 0.9381
Annual kidney function testing 165 (83.3 %) 99 (83.9 %) 66 (82.5 %) 0.9484
Outpatient visits (n) 19.2 (18.1) 20.8 (21.6) 16.9 (10.9) 0.5330
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. *Comparison between insured and uninsured groups