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Table 1 Performance in quality indicators in the community over time [20, 25,26,27]

From: National initiatives to promote quality of care and patient safety: achievements to date and challenges ahead

Indicator First Year Performance in the First Year Performance, 2014 Performance, 2018
Influenza vaccine, asthma 2003 23.1% 41.7% 35.3%
Asthma medication ratio > 0.5 2014   67.4% 70.9%
Spirometry in COPD 2013 52.0% 57.9% 75.5%
Mammography 2003 51.6% 69.3% 72.5%
Colorectal screening 2003 11.8% 58.3% 64.8%
PAP smear, 3y 2014   48.1% 51.5%
Influenza vaccine >65y 2003 43.9% 63.4% 60.4%
Pneumococcal vaccine 2008 70.9% 76.6% 77.5%
Periodic testing for Hb A1c in diabetes 2003 85.2% 90.0% 90.7%
Hb A1c - good control 2003 42.0% 66.4% 70.8%
Ab A1c > 9% 2003 17.8% 11.6% 9.6%
LDL in diabetes 2003 83.5% 90.8% 90.9%
LDL < 100 in diabetes 2003 39.2% 63.1% 66.0%
Eye exam in diabetes 2003 56.5% 75.0% 72.5%
Microalbumin tested 2003 38.8% 78.6% 81.2%
Influenza vaccine, diabetes 2003 38.6% 61.6% 59.8%
BP documented in diabetes 2003 38.7% 90.0% 90.7%
BMI documented in diabetes 2008 81.8% 88.0% 84.8%
Pneumococcal vaccine, diabetes 2008 76.3% 81.9% 84.4%
BP controlled in diabetes 2011 82.3% 83.7% 83.0%
Diabetic nephropathy 2011 31.5% 30.5% 32.1%
Cholesterol tested, 35-54y 2003 60.2% 86.1% 88.1%
Cholesterol tested, 55-74y 2003 63.2% 76.7% 75.3%
LDL controlled 2013 83.5% 83.9% 84.2%
LDL < 100 in high risk patients 2013 27.8% 30.8% 34.4%
BP documented, 20-54y 2003 21.8% 91.2% 92.5%
BP documented, 55-74y 2003 30.6% 81.9% 80.8%
Body-mass index documented 2008 56.5% 88.2% 89.6%
Smoking status documented 2011 79.4% 87.9% 90.7%
Statins in ischemic heart disease 2014   82.2% 82.4%
Hemoglobin test in infants 2008 71.7% 85.3% 88.3%
Anemia in infants 2014   8.1% 8.2%
Benzodiazepines, elderly 2011 4.9% 5.2% 4.8%
Tertiary prevention, hip fracture 2015 25.5% 25.5% 28.1%
Antibiotics DDD per 1000 2014   20.8 19.1
Use of cephalosporins/quinolones 2014   22.1% 25.2%
Community psychiatrist care following psychiatric admission 2015   32.5% 37.3%
  1. Bold print represents substantial improvement in comparison with previous time point (see Methods section). COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, PAP smear Papanicolaou smear, LDL low-density lipoprotein, BP blood pressure, DDD defined daily dose