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Table 3 Univariate logistic models of dropout

From: Predictors of dropout in the German disease management program for type 2 diabetes

  OR (95%-CI)
Age  
10 years difference 0.94 (0.86, 1.02)
Diabetes duration in years  
5 years difference 0.99 (0.93, 1.05)
Gender  
male 1
female 0.95 (0.80, 1.13)
Region  
North Wurttemberg 1
North Rhine 0.71 (0.56, 0.90)
Hesse 0.71 (0.55, 0.92)
Insurance status  
member 1
retired 0.76 (0.64, 0.90)
family 0.79 (0.55, 1.15)
2 or more secondary diseases  
< 2 1
≥ 2 0.86 (0.70, 1.07)
Disabling secondary disease1  
no 1
yes 1.48 (1.06, 2.06)
Diabetes symptoms  
no 1
yes 1.15 (0.96, 1.37)
Diabetes medication  
no 1
yes 0.97 (0.82, 1.16)
Severe hypoglycaemic episodes within the last 12 months  
no 1
yes 1.72 (0.95, 3.13)
Hospital admissions due to hyperglycaemia  
no 1
yes 1.31 (0.52, 3.25)
Foot status  
normal 1
abnormal 1.53 (1.08, 2.18)
not assessed 1.38 (1.04, 1.84)
Diabetes training received  
no 1
yes 0.82 (0.66, 1.01)
Diabetes training recommended  
no 1
yes 1.23 (1.03, 1.46)
Hypertension training recommended  
no 1
yes 0.89 (0.65, 1.21)
Nutritional counseling recommended  
no 1
yes 1.25 (1.06, 1.48)
Recommendation to stop tobacco use  
no 1
yes 1.38 (1.09, 1.75)
HbA1c treatment goal  
hold 1
lower 1.13 (0.95, 1.33)
raise 1.83 (0.43, 7.86)
Blood pressure treatment goal - n (%)  
hold 1
lower 1.03 (0.86, 1.23)
Annual eye exam - n (%)  
done 1
not done 1.35 (1.09, 1.68)
scheduled 1.31 (1.08, 1.59)
  1. All variables refer to the time of programme enrolment. 1 Stroke, amputation, blindness and dialysis were considered disabling secondary diseases.