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Table 1 Quality indicators for diabetes mellitus in 2002–2010

From: Trends in the performance of quality indicators for diabetes care in the community and in diabetes-related health status: an Israeli ecological study

Process measures
 Glycemic control documentation Percentage of diabetics (all ages) with glycemic control (HbA1c) documentation during the measurement year
 Cholesterol documentation Percentage of diabetics (all ages) with cholesterol documentation during the measurement year
 Blood pressure documentation Percentage of adult diabetics aged 18+ years with blood pressure documentation during the measurement year
 Eye care documentation Percentage of diabetics (all ages) with documentation of an eye examination during the measurement year
 Kidney function documentation Percentage of diabetics (all ages) with microalbuminurea documentation during the measurement year
 Winter flu shot Percentage of diabetics aged 5+ years who received the winter flu shot during the winter months of the measurement year (plus 2 months of subsequent year)
 BMI documentation Percentage of adult diabetics aged 18+ years with BMI documentation
Intermediate outcome
 Glycemic control - appropriate control Percentage of diabetics (all ages) with appropriate glycemic control (HbA1c ≤ 7%) during the measurement year
 Inappropriate glycemic control Percentage of diabetics (all ages) with inappropriate glycemic control (HbA1c > 9%)
 Cholesterol – appropriate control Percentage of diabetics (all ages) with appropriate cholesterol control (≤100 mg/dL) during the measurement year
 Blood pressure control Percentage of adult diabetics aged 18+ years with appropriate blood pressure control (≤130/80 mmHg) during the measurement year (changed to ≤ 140/90 in 2010)