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Table 4 Odds ratios of achieving treatment targets comparing nursing follow-up to physician follow-up only

From: Structured nursing follow-up: does it help in diabetes care?

  OR unadjusted ± SD p-value OR model 1 ± SD p-value OR model 2 ± SD p-value OR model 3 ± SD p-value
2005         
Complete follow-up 4.08 ± 0.40 <0.001 3.87 ± 0.39 <0.001 1.97 ± 0.10 <0.001 1.96 ± 0.10 <0.001
HbA1c 0.86 ± 0.09 0.160 0.85 ± 0.08 0.097 0.89 ± 0.09 0.266 0.91 ± 0.10 0.383
LDL 1.44 ± 0.14 <0.001 1.41 ± 0.14 0.001 1.39 ± 0.14 0.001 1.34 ± 0.14 0.006
Systolic BP 0.71 ± 0.07 0.001 0.73 ± 0.07 0.004 0.74 ± 0.08 0.005 0.74 ± 0.08 0.007
2006         
Complete follow-up 2.87 ± 0.27 <0.001 2.77 ± 0.26 <0.001 2.10 ± 0.21 <0.001 2.13 ± 0.21 <0.001
HbA1c 0.83 ± 0.08 0.062 0.79 ± 0.08 0.017 0.83 ± 0.08 0.060 0.83 ± 0.08 0.072
LDL 1.19 ± 0.11 0.070 1.15 ± 0.11 0.150 1.14 ± 0.11 0.169 1.08 ± 0.11 0.431
Systolic BP 0.64 ± 0.06 <0.001 0.68 ± 0.07 <0.001 0.68 ± 0.07 <0.001 0.67 ± 0.07 <0.001
2007         
Complete follow-up 1.99 ± 0.18 <0.001 1.83 ± 0.17 <0.001 1.41 ± 0.07 <0.001 1.43 ± 0.07 <0.001
HbA1c 1.00 ± 0.09 0.969 0.91 ± 0.09 0.333 0.95 ± 0.09 0.647 0.95 ± 0.10 0.638
LDL 0.19 ± 0.11 0.069 1.09 ± 0.10 0.388 1.07 ± 0.10 0.4396 1.04 ± 0.10 0.705
Systolic BP 0.79 ± 0.07 0.001 0.79 ± 0.07 0.015 0.79 ± 0.07 0.014 0.79 ± 0.08 0.020
3 years         
Complete follow-up 3.02 ± 0.42 <0.001 2.60 ± 0.37 <0.001 2.22 ± 0.32 <0.001 2.04 ± 0.31 <0.001
  1. Model 1 adjusted for age.
  2. Model 2 adjusted for age and number of physician visits.
  3. Model 3 adjusted for age, number of physician visits, low SES, chronic diseases, gender and immigrant status.