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Table 5 Bivariate and multivariate analysis: predictors of good control

From: A comparative study of the quality of care and glycemic control among ambulatory type 2 diabetes mellitus clients, at a Tertiary Referral Hospital and a Regional Hospital in Central Kenya

Variable OR (95 % CI) P value
Age 1.02 (0.98–1.05) 0.386
Gender
 Female 1.0 (0.4–2.4) 0.972
 Male 1.0  
Highest level of education
 Below primary 0.8 (0.3–1.8) 0.519
 Above secondary 1.0  
Duration of diabetes
 ≤10 years 1.0  
 More than 10 years 0.5 (0.2–1.3) 0.138
Frequency of self-monitoring
 Daily/weekly 1.0  
 Monthly 2.6 (0.6–10.7) 0.176
 Don’t test 3.3 (0.8–12.6) 0.086
Appointment intervals clinic visits
 Weekly/fortnightly 1.0  
 Monthly 1.0 (0.1–10.0) 0.998
 6 months 1.2 (0.1–12.7) 0.877
Compliance
 High Adherence 3.2 (1.3–7.6) 0.009
 Intermediate/low adherence 1.0  
Diabetic drugs availability
 Yes all the drugs 1.0  
 Yes some drugs are available 0.8 (0.3–2.1) 0.588
 No 0.3 (0.0–2.5) 0.247