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Table 1 Adherence to delivery of scheduled services for study participants (N = 295)

From: Assessing health centre systems for guiding improvement in diabetes care

Process items Scheduled interval (months) % of patients receiving services 95% CI*
Basic measurement    
   Weight 3 47% 41%–53%
   Height Any time 32% 27%–38%
   BMI 12 16% 12%–21%
   Waist circumference 3 23% 18%–28%
   BP 3 63% 57%–69%
Eye check    
   Visual acuity 12 40% 35%–46%
   Cataracts 12 28% 23%–34%
   Fundi (dilated pupils) 12 34% 29%–40%
   Ophthalmologist review 24 34% 29%–40%
Feet check    
   Check done 3 20% 16%–25%
   Sensation 3 9% 6%–13%
   Peripheral pulses 3 8% 5%–12%
   Pressure areas 3 7% 5%–11%
   Infections 3 8% 6%–12%
Laboratory investigations    
   BSL (finger prick or venous) 3 61% 55%–67%
   HbA1c 6 41% 35%–47%
   Fasting lipids 12 27% 22%–33%
   Total cholesterol 12 56% 50%–62%
   Urine – Dipstix 3 20% 15%–25%
   Creatinine 12 65% 59%–71%
   ACR 12 54% 48%–59%
Counselling/advice    
   Diet 3 15% 11%–19%
   Activity 3 13% 9%–17%
   Smoking 3 10% 7%–14%
   Alcohol 3 9% 6%–13%
   Diabetes medications 3 10% 7%–14%
Immunisations    
   Flu vac. 12 54% 48%–59%
   Pneumo vac. 5 yrs 73% 68%–78%
  1. * 95% CIs were calculated adjusting for clustering by health centre.
  2. † During the past 12 month period, 70% (95%CI: 64%–75%) of patients had HbA1c tested.