Table 2

Self-reported barriers/facilitators to diabetes care overall and by participation in pilot
Overall Not in pilot In pilot sig
N 268 207 61
Knows enough about DM 57.3% 60.8% 44.6% 0.035
Knows their diabetes team 62.3% 61.6% 64.9% ns
Other health issues impact 27.4% 27.1% 28.6% ns
Happy with medications 80.6% 82.5% 73.6% ns
Can afford diabetes 58.4% 58.4% 58.5% ns
Can get to diabetes team 81.1% 80.7% 82.5% ns
Has all DM services needed 68.2% 70.1% 61.4% ns
DM service organisation OK 75.3% 75.2% 75.4% ns
Pressure not to adhere 5.4% 5.9% 3.5% ns
Others need to know more 33.5% 32.5% 36.8% ns
Others hold DM against you 3.9% 5.0% 0% ns
Family helping you 68.0% 66.8% 72.2% ns
Family demands impact 5.2% 5.1% 5.5% ns
Enough community support 58.7% 59.6% 55.6% ns
Can always speak to the team 73.5% 74.7% 69.1% ns
Comfortable talking with team 85.4% 84.3% 89.3% ns
Towards diabetes care 12.1% 14.1% 5.5% ns
Willing to look after diabetes 97.7% 97.0% 100.0% ns
Able to look after diabetes 83.5% 84.5% 80.0% ns
Worse symptoms 62.7% 63.3% 60.7% ns
Enough time to look after 82.1% 81.1% 85.7% ns
Diabetes team enough time 64.4% 65.7% 60.0% ns
Worried/ashamed of DM 13.2% 13.8% 10.9% ns
Willing to look after DM from today 83.3% 83.2% 83.3% ns
Unhappy with DM team 5.9% 7.1% 1.8% ns
Happy with education/care 70.9% 75.4% 55.4% .013
Prefer services to be closer 13.1% 12.1% 16.4% ns
Nothing more important than diabetes 28.4% 28.5% 27.9% ns

Simmons et al.

Simmons et al. BMC Family Practice 2013 14:5   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-14-5

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