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Table 4 Number and Proportion of diabetic patients meeting quality targets at last visit by health care source.

From: Are primary care practitioners in Barbados following diabetes guidelines? - a chart audit with comparison between public and private care sectors

Target Number with valid data Number (%) meeting target Number (%) attending public clinic who met target Number (%) attending private clinic who met target P value by Chi Square for difference between public and private
Systolic BP < 140 247 119 (48) 61 (50) 58 (46) .57
Diastolic BP < 90 247 182 (74) 87 (71) 95 (76) .40
Both systolic Bp < 140 and diastolic Bp < 90 247 106 (43) 55 (45) 51 (41) .50
FBG* < 6.7 (good†) 192 51 (27) 31 (32) 20 (21) .10
FBG1 < 8 (acceptable†) 192 87 (45) 49 (50) 38 (40) .18
HbA1c < 7 (optimal†) 85 24 (28) 12 (25) 12 (32) .45
HbA1c < 10 (sub-optimal‡) 85 69 (81) 35 (73) 34 (92) .03
4 or more visits in 1 yr 252 216 (86) 110 (88) 106 (84) .30
  1. *Fasting blood glucose
  2. †As defined in Managing Diabetes in Primary Care4 ‡As defined in Protocol for the Monitoring, Surveillance and Management of Diabetes Mellitus in Barbados6