Table 3

Relationship between process survey scores, obesity and diabetes prevalence, and BP control among diabetic hypertensive patients
N (# practices) BP control among diabetic study patients Correlation of score and BP control (<130/80 mmHg) among DM patients Correlation of score and BP non-control (BP ≥140/85 mmHg) among DM patients
Mean SD
Total PPC Score 0.13 −0.32 (p = 0.10)
1st quartile 7 37.0% 10.3%
4th quartile 7 42.2% 11.3%
Health System Organization 0.28 −0.18
1st quartile 10 35.9% 9.3%
2nd quartile 18 42.1% 12.7%
Delivery System Redesign 0.18 −0.14
1st quartile 12 37.7% 10.8%
4th quartile 6 41.4% 7.8%
Clinical Info Systems 0.21 −0.38 (p = 0.04)
1st quartile 9 35.2% 5.8%
4th quartile 4 46.1% 13.2%
Design Support −0.09 −0.30
1st quartile 9 41.3% 9.3%
4th quartile 4 34.7% 6.8%
Self-management support 0.04 −0.29
1st quartile 9 36.2% 8.1%
4th quartile 7 33.8% 8.1%
Total service integration score 0.38 (p = 0.05) −0.19
1st quartile 7 32.7% 10.8%
4th quartile 7 41.4% 8.8%
Integration- Structure 0.49 (p = 0.01) −0.30
1st quartile 7 33.8% 10.1%
4th quartile 14 44.5% 11.4%
Integration- Financial risk 0.24 −0.15
1st quartile 16 38.0% 13.2%
4th quartile 6 40.9% 5.9%
Integration-Function 0.24 −0.06
1st quartile 10 40.5% 12.4%
4th quartile 4 48.1% 10.0%

Wong et al.

Wong et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:30   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-30

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