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Table 5 Structural capabilities at baseline

From: Comparing the implementation of team approaches for improving diabetes care in community health centers

Structural capability * Intervention (n = 5) Control (n = 8)†
Checklist or flow-sheet for:   
HbA1c testing 4/5 6/8
Cholesterol testing 1/5 6/8
Eye examination 4/5 6/8
Nephropathy monitoring 4/5 6/8
On-site registry out of target range for:   
Laboratory values 3/5 2/8
Physical findings (BP, BMI) 3/5 2/8
On site registry for patients overdue for:   
Screening services 5/5 6/8
Diabetes services 3/5 4/8
Other chronic disease services 0/4 3/8
Shared communication:   
HbA1c testing 2/4 2/8
Cholesterol testing 2/4 2/8
Eye examination 2/4 2/8
Nephropathy monitoring 2/4 1/8
  1. MA denotes Medical Assistant; CHW denotes Community Health Worker.
  2. *Proportions of available capabilities are listed for the two arms of the intervention clinics (office-based panel management and community-based management) and the control clinics. Due to low sample sizes, statistical testing for differences between intervention and control was not performed.
  3. †One control group did not fill out the questionnaire.