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Table 4 Patient reported outcomes (SF-36, PACIC and PHQ-9) and association with HbA1c

From: Characteristics of poorly controlled Type 2 diabetes patients in Swiss primary care

  Mean ± SD or n (%) Association with HbA1c1)
Coefficient P-value
SF-36    
 Physical functioning 71.3 ± 26.2 0.003 0.961 a)
 Physical role 64.8 ± 41.7 -0.056 0.326 a)
 Bodily pain 67.8 ± 29.7 -0.006 0.921 a)
 General health 61.0 ± 18.1 -0.063 0.271 a)
 Vitality 57.3 ± 21.5 -0.105 0.065 a)
 Social functioning 79.7 ± 23.8 -0.040 0.483 a)
 Emotional role 75.6 ± 39.2 -0.068 0.231 a)
 Mental health 73.1 ± 19.7 -0.055 0.337 a)
 Physical component summary scale (PCS) 43.9 ± 10.9 -0.020 0.723 a)
 Mental component summary scale (MCS) 50.1 ± 11.3 -0.090 0.117 a)
PACIC summary score 3.18 ± 0.85 -0.041 0.491 a)
 Patient activation 3.83 ± 1.13 -0.037 0.520 a)
 Delivery system/practice design 3.87 ± 0.82 -0.019 0.749 a)
 Goal setting/tailoring 2.86 ± 0.98 -0.066 0.262 a)
 Problem solving/contextual 3.26 ± 1.22 -0.060 0.306 a)
 Follow-up/coordination 2.66 ± 1.05 0.031 0.605 a)
PHQ-9 summary score 5.21 ± 4.76 0.043 0.457 a)
 Major Depression overall (10-27) 49 (16.2%)   0.705 b)
 No depressive disorder (0-4) 169 (56%)   0.255 b)
 Light depressive disorder (5-9) 84 (27.8%)   0.342 b)
 Moderate depressive disorder (10-14) 35 (11.6%)   0.953 b)
 Severe depressive disorder (15-19) 8 (2.6%)   0.525 b)
 Most severe depressive disorder (20-27) 6 (2%)   0.895 b)
  1. 1) a) Associations HbA1c with continuous variables by Pearson correlations, b) between HbA1c and categorical variables by t-tests.