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Table 1—

Characteristics of audited sample by HbA1c level measured in the year of the baseline patient survey and by stage of change

All patientsPatients with baseline HbA1c <7%Patients with baseline HbA1c ≥7%Patients with HbA1c ≥7% and in precontemplationPatients with HbA1c ≥7% and in contemplation or preparation
n 1,794 811 983 430 451 
Women (%) 47.6 46.2 48.7 38.1* 56.3* 
Age (years) 61.8 ± 13.0 62.3 ± 12.8 61.3 ± 13.1 64.7 ± 12.0* 56.8 ± 12.3* 
Age <40 years (%) 4.7 4.0 5.3 1.9* 8.7* 
Age >65 years (%) 41.3 43.3 39.7 48.1* 26.8* 
College graduate (%) 28.3 30.2 26.7 25.7 28.6 
Duration of diabetes (years) 10.4 ± 10.1 8.3 ± 9.2* 12.2 ± 10.4* 13.2 ± 10.8* 11.3 ± 9.7* 
CHD per administrative data and self-report (%) 21.7 22.9 20.8 21.4 18.4 
Employed full time (%) 40.6 38.7 42.2 34.8* 52.5* 
Live alone (%) 18.4 18.3 18.5 18.0 18.0 
BMI (kg/m231.2 ± 6.6 31.4 ± 6.6 31.1 ± 6.6 29.8 ± 6.0* 32.4 ± 7.0* 
Diabetes in good control for >6 months, self-report (%) 75.0 90.1* 62.3* 82.2* 43.9* 
Precontemplation (%) 57.5 67.9* 48.8* — — 
Contemplation or preparation (%) 42.5 32.1* 51.2* — — 
Baseline HbA1c (%) 7.33 ± 1.44 6.18 ± 0.55* 8.28 ± 1.24* 8.01 ± 1.09* 8.52 ± 1.30* 
All patientsPatients with baseline HbA1c <7%Patients with baseline HbA1c ≥7%Patients with HbA1c ≥7% and in precontemplationPatients with HbA1c ≥7% and in contemplation or preparation
n 1,794 811 983 430 451 
Women (%) 47.6 46.2 48.7 38.1* 56.3* 
Age (years) 61.8 ± 13.0 62.3 ± 12.8 61.3 ± 13.1 64.7 ± 12.0* 56.8 ± 12.3* 
Age <40 years (%) 4.7 4.0 5.3 1.9* 8.7* 
Age >65 years (%) 41.3 43.3 39.7 48.1* 26.8* 
College graduate (%) 28.3 30.2 26.7 25.7 28.6 
Duration of diabetes (years) 10.4 ± 10.1 8.3 ± 9.2* 12.2 ± 10.4* 13.2 ± 10.8* 11.3 ± 9.7* 
CHD per administrative data and self-report (%) 21.7 22.9 20.8 21.4 18.4 
Employed full time (%) 40.6 38.7 42.2 34.8* 52.5* 
Live alone (%) 18.4 18.3 18.5 18.0 18.0 
BMI (kg/m231.2 ± 6.6 31.4 ± 6.6 31.1 ± 6.6 29.8 ± 6.0* 32.4 ± 7.0* 
Diabetes in good control for >6 months, self-report (%) 75.0 90.1* 62.3* 82.2* 43.9* 
Precontemplation (%) 57.5 67.9* 48.8* — — 
Contemplation or preparation (%) 42.5 32.1* 51.2* — — 
Baseline HbA1c (%) 7.33 ± 1.44 6.18 ± 0.55* 8.28 ± 1.24* 8.01 ± 1.09* 8.52 ± 1.30* 

Data are means ± SD, unless noted otherwise.

*

P < 0.01. CHD, coronary heart disease.

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