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Table 3 Mean number of diabetes-related hospital admissions for patients with diabetes by varying length of delay in development of care plans, by sex and region, NT Aboriginal population, 2008–2013

From: Does delay in planned diabetes care influence outcomes for aboriginal Australians? A study of quality in health care

  Men Women
Delay in care plan Mean Range Mean Range
No delay 0.7 (249) (0,35) 0.7 (421) (0,15)
60 days to < 2 years 1.5 (214) (0,31) 1.3 (386) (0,25)
2 to < 4 years 1.4 (119) (0,22) 2.0 (198) (0,43)
4 + years 4.0 (333) (0,45) 3.5 (582) (0,63)
No care plan 2.2 (31) (0,22) 1.7 (34) (0,19)
Total 2.2   2.0  
  Top End Region Central Australian Region
Delay in care plan Mean Range Mean Range
No delay 0.6 (385) (0,13) 0.9 (285) (0,35)
60 days to < 2 years 1.3 (315) (0,31) 1.4 (285) (0,25)
2 to < 4 years 1.4 (175) (0,19) 2.3 (142) (0,43)
4 + years 3.5 (450) (0,63) 3.9 (465) (0,45)
No care plan 2.2 (36) (0,19) 1.6 (29) (0,22)
Total 1.9   2.4  
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