Table 6

Free text responses to high blood glucose results (question 13)

Thematic Codes

Number of Responses


Adjust diet/eat less

175


Exercise

98


Doesn't happen/N/A

52


Do nothing

57


Test again later

45


Try to identify what caused it

38


Drink more fluids, particularly water

41


Unclear

31


Monitor food intake

33


Increase medication (oral anti-hyperglycaemic)

11


Consult or discuss with health care professional

31


Eat more chocolate

1


Total

613


* 140 (out of 473) respondents gave more than one response to this question

** The quality check revealed a 5.7% discrepancy between the two analysts?. These differences were resolved by consensus.

Barnard et al. BMC Research Notes 2010 3:318   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-3-318

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