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Table 1 Reasons for missing HbA1c measurements

From: Diabetes care: reasons for missing HbA1c measurements in general practice

  Reasons for missing HbA1cmeasurements (n = 355) n (%)
1 Patient under specialized care 178 (50%)
2 Patient received first diagnosis of diabetes type 2 within the 12-month period 25 (7%)
3 Patient's HbA1c was measured outside the 12-month period 25 (7%)
4 Patient moved or died without this being registered 11 (3%)
5 Patient did not report for HbA1c measurement at the blood lab 28 (8%)
6 Patient abroad at time of HbA1c measurement appointment 11 (3%)
7 Patient falsely diagnosed or coded diabetes type 2 25 (7%)
8 Patient not invited within 12-month period for HbA1c measurement 21 (6%)
9 Other reason 21 (6%)
10 No reason stated by GP 11 (3%)
  Total 356 (100%)