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Table 1

Description of patients and PCPs

Intervention groups
P
AllABC
Patients (n2,020 691 725 604  
    Age as of intervention date (means ± SD) 64.0 ± 13.0 64.2 ± 12.8 63.4 ± 13.2 64.5 ± 13.1 0.24 
    Age >65 years (%) 48.6 49.4 45.7 51.2 0.11 
    Female (%) 42.0 44.6 40.4 41.1 0.24 
    Coronary heart disease (in 12 months preintervention) (%) 14.0 11.9 16.7 13.3 0.03 
    Hypertension (in 12 months preintervention) (%) 60.2 61.4 59.6 59.4 0.72 
    Charlson score (in 12 months preintervention) (means ± SD) 2.0 ± 1.6 1.9 ± 1.5 2.1 ± 1.6 2.0 ± 1.7 0.04 
    Depression diagnosis (in 12 months preintervention) (%) 7.5 7.4 8.1 7.0 0.71 
    Preintervention A1C (median, last value in 12 months preintervention) 7.20 7.10 7.30 7.10 0.09 
    Postintervention A1C (median, last value in 12 months preintervention) 7.20 7.20 7.20 7.30 0.79 
    Preintervention LDL cholesterol (median, last value in 12 monthspreintervention) 102 102 103 101 0.76 
    Postintervention LDL cholesterol (median, last value in 12 months preintervention) 100 100 100 99 0.99 
Physicians (n57 19 19 19  
    Female (%) 26 37 26 16 0.34 
    Physician age (mean) 48.5 49.6 47.6 48.0 0.76 
    Years since graduation (mean) 21.7 22.7 20.8 21.5 0.81 
    ≥80% time spent on patient care (%) 75 77 75 72 0.96 
    Family practitioners 44% 47% 42% 42% 0.93 
    Number of eligible diabetes patients (means ± SD) 35.4 ± 21.2 36.3 ± 23.0 38.2 ± 22.0 31.8 ± 19.1 0.64 
Intervention groups
P
AllABC
Patients (n2,020 691 725 604  
    Age as of intervention date (means ± SD) 64.0 ± 13.0 64.2 ± 12.8 63.4 ± 13.2 64.5 ± 13.1 0.24 
    Age >65 years (%) 48.6 49.4 45.7 51.2 0.11 
    Female (%) 42.0 44.6 40.4 41.1 0.24 
    Coronary heart disease (in 12 months preintervention) (%) 14.0 11.9 16.7 13.3 0.03 
    Hypertension (in 12 months preintervention) (%) 60.2 61.4 59.6 59.4 0.72 
    Charlson score (in 12 months preintervention) (means ± SD) 2.0 ± 1.6 1.9 ± 1.5 2.1 ± 1.6 2.0 ± 1.7 0.04 
    Depression diagnosis (in 12 months preintervention) (%) 7.5 7.4 8.1 7.0 0.71 
    Preintervention A1C (median, last value in 12 months preintervention) 7.20 7.10 7.30 7.10 0.09 
    Postintervention A1C (median, last value in 12 months preintervention) 7.20 7.20 7.20 7.30 0.79 
    Preintervention LDL cholesterol (median, last value in 12 monthspreintervention) 102 102 103 101 0.76 
    Postintervention LDL cholesterol (median, last value in 12 months preintervention) 100 100 100 99 0.99 
Physicians (n57 19 19 19  
    Female (%) 26 37 26 16 0.34 
    Physician age (mean) 48.5 49.6 47.6 48.0 0.76 
    Years since graduation (mean) 21.7 22.7 20.8 21.5 0.81 
    ≥80% time spent on patient care (%) 75 77 75 72 0.96 
    Family practitioners 44% 47% 42% 42% 0.93 
    Number of eligible diabetes patients (means ± SD) 35.4 ± 21.2 36.3 ± 23.0 38.2 ± 22.0 31.8 ± 19.1 0.64 
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