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Table 4 Comparison (health care professional vs. patients) of some basic data, and data on health habits, examinations, drug use and complications

From: Feasibility of using self-reported patient data in a national diabetes register

  N Response rate; HCP vs. P (%)a Positive answers; HCP vs. P (%)a Percentage of agreement Kappa (95 % CI)
Basic data (part II)       
 Type of diabetes 312 99 vs. 97 - 97.1 0.94 (0.90, 0.98)
 Family history of diabetes 250 80 vs. 95 51 vs. 50 91.2 0.82 (0.75, 0.89)
 Attended educational course for type 2 diabetes 119 66 vs. 98 48 vs. 47 82.4 0.65 (0.51, 0.78)
 Family history of premature heart disease 249 82 vs. 93 29 vs. 22 84.3 0.59 (0.48, 0.71)
Health habits       
 Smoking habits 209 71 vs. 95 20 vs. 20 91.4 0.86 (0.81, 0.92)
 Physical activity 168 57 vs. 99 80 vs. 84 83.3 0.43 (0.26, 0.61)
 Self-monitoring of blood glucose 93 33 vs. 99 96 vs. 94 95.7 0.58 (0.20, 0.95)
Eye- and foot examination       
 Eye-examination 153 66 vs. 91 71 vs. 79 84.3 0.58 (0.43,0.73)
 Foot-examination 171 68 vs. 82 95 vs. 83 84.8 0.26 (0.03,0.48)
Drug use       
 Insulin 312 98 vs. 97 67 vs. 68 96.8 0.93 (0.88, 0.97)
 Pump/pen 206 100 vs. 100 - 99.5 0.99 (0.96, 1.00)
 Other antidiabetic therapy 299 95 vs. 97 43 vs. 44 95.0 0.90 (0.85, 0.95)
 Antithrombotic therapy 225 64 vs. 96 47 vs. 45 94.7 0.89 (0.83, 0.95)
 Lipid lowering therapy 227 63 vs. 97 63 vs. 67 92.5 0.84 (0.76, 0.91)
 Antihypertensive therapy 231 63 vs. 99 62 vs. 60 91.8 0.83 (0.75, 0.90)
Complications       
 Coronary heart disease 294 92 vs. 99 16 vs. 19 93.5 0.78 (0.68, 0.87)
 Hypoglycaemia (severe) 109 34 vs. 99 13 vs. 15 94.5 0.77 (0.59,0.95)
 Laser-treated retinopathy 282 89 vs. 98 11 vs. 15 94.3 0.75 (0.63, 0.86)
 Stroke 290 91 vs. 98 3 vs. 3 98.3 0.70 (0.44, 0.95)
 Foot ulcer 231 63 vs. 97 3 vs. 7 93.5 0.32 (0.06, 0.59)
 Arterial surgery 243 66 vs. 98 3 vs. 3 95.5 0.24 (-0.06, 0.54)
  1. N: datasets
  2. aHealth care professionals vs. patients