Table 2—

Sample characteristics

FactorPTC
TAU
P
StripsNo stripsStripsNo strips
Age54.5855.1254.8654.600.947
Duration of diabetes10.0910.4311.1510.240.523
No. insulin-treated878097860.636
No. using oral agents1731701721640.962
Hb A1c0.08490.08430.08610.08480.662
BMI31.9832.2231.4331.590.509
Risk: healthy eating1871791831640.637
Risk: SMBG less than recommended2191942111790.190
Risk: smoking353441380.847
Sex0.491
 Women12410913212547.6%
 Men13614113712552.4%