Table 2

Bivariate analysis of medical-home measures, covariates, and diabetes care

Last HbA1c testLast eye examPlan to manage care at homeHad diabetes education outsideVisited a dietitianDiabetes education
<6 months
n = 450≥6 months
n = 90<1 year
n = 312≥1 year
n = 228Yes
n = 306No
n = 234Yes
n = 257No
n = 283Yes
n = 252No
n = 288Poor
(0–4 items)
n = 165Fair
(5–7 items)
n = 169Good
(8–9 items)
n = 206
Mean medical-home score
 First contact
  Utilization3.823.783.803.843.833.793.823.813.823.813.763.853.83
  Access2.38*2.25*2.39*2.31*2.41*2.28*2.362.352.362.352.24*2.37*2.44*
 Longitudinality3.38*3.19*3.373.333.46*3.21*3.383.333.39*3.31*3.10*3.39*3.52*
 Coordination
  Processes2.82*2.67*2.87*2.69*2.92*2.62*2.842.752.87*2.73*2.56*2.76*3.01*
  Information system2.92*2.69*2.912.852.99*2.74*2.96*2.82*2.96*2.82*2.71*2.84*3.07*
 Comprehensiveness
  Services available2.932.982.942.952.952.942.962.932.942.952.902.972.96
  Services received2.60*2.21*2.59*2.45*2.83*2.14*2.66*2.42*2.68*2.40*1.93*2.48*3.05*
 Family-centered care2.97*2.61*2.932.883.29*2.42*3.07*2.77*3.08*2.76*2.29*2.96*3.37*
 Community orientation2.13*1.97*2.092.122.25*1.91*2.19*2.02*2.16*2.05*1.83*2.07*2.34*
 Cultural competence3.37*3.16*3.383.273.54*3.07*3.403.273.373.303.02*3.39*3.54*
 Total score2.87*2.73*2.87*2.81*2.96*2.70*2.89*2.80*2.89*2.81*2.62*2.85*3.02*
Race
 Hispanic84.8915.1159.9540.0554.9245.0849.1650.8445.8054.2030.4632.1337.41
 Non-Hispanic black73.6126.3955.5644.4469.4430.5645.8354.1754.1745.8331.9426.3941.67
 Other84.3115.6943.1456.8652.9447.0637.2562.7543.1456.8629.4131.3739.22
Education
 Less than high school84.2615.7460.6639.3453.4446.5646.2353.7742.6257.3830.4932.1337.38
 High school81.9018.1050.8649.1457.7642.2446.5553.4551.7248.2829.3125.0045.69
 College or higher81.5818.4257.8942.1164.0435.9652.6347.3752.6347.3732.4635.9631.58
Employment
 Unemployed82.4717.5357.9942.0159.2840.7248.7151.2948.4551.5529.9031.9638.14
 Employed85.4314.5756.9543.0550.3349.6744.3755.6341.7258.2831.7929.8038.41
Marital status
 Single80.8019.2054.4045.6053.6046.4045.6054.4047.6052.4033.2033.2033.60
 Married85.4714.5360.9039.1059.5240.4849.4850.5246.0253.9828.0329.7642.21
Health status
 Fair/poor80.41*19.59*56.7643.2456.0843.9248.3151.6949.3250.6832.7729.0538.18
 E/VG/G86.89*13.11*59.0240.9857.3842.6246.7253.2843.4456.5627.8734.0238.11
  • Mean medical-home score ranges from 1–4, with 4 = best. E/VG/G, excellent/very good/good.

  • *P < 0.05.