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Table 1 Un-standardized number of diabetes-related lab tests among Ontario adults (20 and older) without an established diagnosis of diabetes in the preceding fiscal year 1995–2005.

From: Trends in laboratory testing for diabetes in Ontario, Canada 1995–2005: A population-based study

Year Processing of any lab test Serum blood glucose HbA1c OGTT
2005 4,512,614 (70,020) 3,301,311 (67,299) 496,616 (54,706) 2,452 (285)
2004 4,404,670 (71,258) 3,180,760 (68,675) 464,471 (54,040) 2,188 (254)
2003 4,319,405 (64,986) 3,093,533 (62,661) 398,624 (47,536) 1,430 (151)
2002 4,294,975 (65,392) 3,040,925 (62,801) 350,966 (46,843) 1,357 (163)
2001 4,204,571 (62,655) 2,931,753 (59,851) 305,803 (43,154) 1,352 (210)
2000 4,142,494 (55,488) 2,819,595 (52,663) 261,396 (37,352) 1,338 (154)
1999 4,039,243 (53,371) 2,691,883 (50,784) 228,395 (35,678) 11,200 (492)
1998 4,037,268 (50,665) 2,621,334 (48,158) 207,735 (32,330) 5,803 (1,006)
1997 3,917,028 (49,002) 2,524,294 (46,734) 188,019 (30,488) 6,640 (1,327)
1996 3,731,845 (43,963) 2,274,260 (41,707) 144,266 (24,843) 25,082 (1,982)
1995 3,663,118 (43,100) 2,222,656 (41,321) 126,192 (22,747) 5,944 (1,303)
  1. The number of tests conducted in newly diagnosed diabetes cases (incident cases in the year under study) is expressed in parentheses.