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Table 2 Proportions (%) of patients with important processes of care recorded in electronic medical records.

From: Quality of care for patients with type 2 diabetes in general practice according to patients' ethnic background: a cross-sectional study from Oslo, Norway

Features recorded in EMR All (n = 1653) Norwegians (n = 1129) South Asians (n = 322) MENA a (n = 81) East Asians (n = 54) Others b (n = 67) p c
HbA1c 94.7 95.2 93.5 91.4 96.3 94.0 0.45
Systolic blood pressure 90.6 92.5 85.7 87.7 85.2 91.0 0.003
S-Cholesterol 94.2 92.3 96.9 95.1 94.4 97.0 0.03
Micro-albuminuria 46.2 46.8 46.9 43.2 50.0 34.3 0.33
Reference to ophthalmologist 60.3 60.4 63.4 49.5 59.3 58.2 0.25
Foot examination 18.0 18.7 18.0 14.8 11.1 14.9 0.54
Smoking habits 59.4 64.0 53.4 42.0 46.3 43.3 <0.001
Body height 47.1 47.5 46.3 53.1 48.1 35.8 0.31
Body weight 56.1 56.8 57.8 53.1 50.0 46.3 0.37
  1. a Patients from Middle East/North Africa.
  2. b Patients from other regions.
  3. c p-values. Chi-squared tests were applied to identify differences between ethnic groups with recorded measurement.