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Table 3 Percentage of the 270 general practitioners (family physicians) who had 0%, ≥50% or ≥75% of their patients with diabetes having data recorded for each of the 12 performance indicators in 2006 and 2009

From: Data collection of patients with diabetes in family medicine: a study in north-eastern Italy

Performance indicators Percentage of the family physicians with 0% of their patients with data Percentage of the family physicians with ≥50% of their patients with data Percentage of the family physicians with ≥75% of their patients with data
2006 2009 2006 2009 2006 2009
Blood pressureb 49 38*** 0 0 0 0
BMIa 35 19*** 17 20 6 6
Smoking habitsa 67 57** 1 1 1 1
Total cholesterola 33 13*** 24 44*** 3 7*
LDL cholesterola 47 35*** 6 10** 0 0
Microalbuminuriaa 56 37*** 2 10*** 0 0
Creatininea 36 15*** 24 42*** 2 7**
Creatinine clearancea 76 47*** 0 0 0 0
Glycated haemoglobinb 72 45*** 0 0 0 0
Foot examinationa 93 74*** 0 0 0 0
Eye examinationa 35 9*** 0 0 0 0
Urine testa 38 17*** 17 35*** 2 5*
  1. BMI body mass index, LDL low-density lipoprotein
  2. a≥ 1 registration/year
  3. b≥ 4 registrations/year
  4. *,**,*** p for the comparison of proportions between years <0.05, <0.01, <0.001