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Table 9 Changes in intermediate outcome indicators°

From: Effectiveness of the introduction of a Chronic Care Model-based program for type 2 diabetes in Belgium

  % of patients achieving targets Evolution
  01/01/04 01/01/07 P value Δ
in both regions *
P value Δ
between both regions**
HbA1c ≤ 7,5%     
   Intervention 55.40 61.68 +6.28 (p < 0.0001) 0.3425
   Control 56.67 65.04 +8.37 (p < 0.0001)  
HbA1c ≤ 10%     
   Intervention 93.13 93.89 +0.76 (p = 0.3561) 0.1479
   Control 93.63 95.94 +2.31 (p = 0.0184)  
TC ≤ 190 mg/dl     
   Intervention 40.49 58.81 +18.32 (p < 0.0001) 0.0305 (1)
   Control 41.15 53.95 +12.80 (p < 0.0001)  
  1. °GEE model; Δ = evolution; *P value for the evolution in the intervention and control region; **P value for the evolution between the intervention and control region, (1) significantly greater change in the intervention region (2) significantly greater change in the control region