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Table 2 The distribution of risk factors by visits

From: Use of the emergency department for less-urgent care among type 2 diabetics under a disease management program

Source Clinic Visits   Less-urgent ED visits  
  Mean SD N Mean SD N
A1c normal rate* 0.4069 0.44665 79637 0.3536 0.44855 6397
Clinic adherence* 1.34 0.717 105090 1.02 0.181 11386
Duration 3.0005 1.87428 119695 2.7550 1.98243 16249
  1. Note: 1. *those indicators are based on past 12 months period from every visit
  2. 2. study period: 1998 - 2006