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Table 5 Comparison of DiaRegis with other existing registries (part II)

From: Diabetes treatment patterns and goal achievement in primary diabetes care (DiaRegis) - study protocol and patient characteristics at baseline

  HYDRA DETECT DUTY DIG
Reference [26, 39] [27] [31] [32, 33]
No. of physicians 1,912 3,188 n.a. 238
No. of patients 45,125 55,518 59,035 4,020
Recruitment 09/2001 09/2003 2001-2003 2002-2004
Follow-up none 1 and 4 years 9 months 4 years
Design Cross-sectional, no follow-up Cross-sectional with a prospective follow-up of a subgroup Prospective cohort study Prospective cohort study
Monitoring for data verification None None None None
Proportion T2D 16.1% 14.1% 100% 100%
Patients Any patient in primary care Any patient in primary care Type-1 or type-2 diabetes mellitus Type-2 Diabetes mellitus
Median age (years) 52.4 Mean 53.9 ± 17.3 64.4 ± 11.7 Mean 61.8 ± 8.1
Female (%) 60.0 59.2 50.9 46.8
BMI (median) n.a. Mean 26.8 ± 5.3 Mean 28.7 ± 4.8 Mean 30.7 ± 5.2
Focus Prevalence of hypertension, diabetes and microalbuminuria Co-morbidity burden of patients with diabetes Effect of tailored intervention on target achievement Application of guidelines in clinical practice
  1. n.a., not available