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Table 4 Changes in clinical values between baseline and 6-month follow-up (N = 52)

From: A pilot study of a Community Health Agent-led type 2 diabetes self-management program using Motivational Interviewing-based approaches in a public primary care center in São Paulo, Brazil

  Baseline 6 month 6 month- baseline P - value
Hemoglobin A1c, mean (SD) 8.8 (1.4) 8.4 (1.4) −0.338 p = .082
Blood pressure, mean (SD)
 Systolic 143.0 (26.9) 146.9 (24.5) 3.923 p = .302
 Diastolic 77.9 (15.2) 77.5 (11.7) −0.404 p = .852
 LDL Cholesterol, mean (SD) 107.9 (40.4) 91.8 (37.8) −16.096 p = .005
 HDL Cholesterol, mean (SD) 43.9 (12.3) 45.2 (12.5) 1.250 p = .119
 Triglycerides, mean (SD) 186.3 (104.9) 147.6 (79.4) −38.725 p = .002
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