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Table 2 Baseline values

From: Group based diabetes self-management education compared to routine treatment for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. A systematic review with meta-analysis

Analysis number / Outcome Effect measure N studies N participants (Int/contr) Diff (95%CI) P-value
1.1 Sex (% males) Odds Ratio 17 1029/983 0.92 (0.76 to 1.10) 0.355
1.2 Age Mean Diff 17 1204/1128 -0.02 (-0.96 to 0.92) 0.967
1.3 Body mass index Mean Diff 16 1152/1081 0.09 (-0.39 to 0.57) 0.712
1.4 Duration of disease (years) Mean Diff 13 1006/913 -0.18 (-0.98 to 0.63) 0.670
1.5 HbA1c Mean Diff 19 1370/1276 0.09 (-0.05 to 0.23) 0.213
1.6 Use of OHA and/or Insulin Odds Ratio 12 748/691 0.91 (0.68 to 1.23) 0.553