Table 3—

QoL scores according to the frequency of SMBG

QoL domainFrequency of SMBG
P*
≥1/day≥1/week<1/weekNever
n4718994141,071
Diabetes-related stress51.6 ± 20.547.7 ± 19.949.5 ± 19.044.1 ± 19.20.0001
Diabetes health distress44.1 ± 26.037.9 ± 25.837.1 ± 25.628.5 ± 24.50.0001
Diabetes-related worries60.6 ± 24.653.7 ± 27.150.2 ± 28.248.5 ± 28.60.0001
Depressive symptoms (CES-D)23.3 ± 10.720.9 ± 10.821.6 ± 10.419.9 ± 10.40.0001
  • Data are means ± SEM unless otherwise indicated.

  • *

    * Kruskall-Wallis one-way analysis of variance.