Table 5—

Effect of diabetes case management upon secondary outcome variables

VariableDesired leveln (Int/Con)InterventionControl
Weight (kg)NA182/172Baseline89.3985.00
Ending89.2883.85
P value*0.9710.685
BMI (kg/m2)<25182/165Baseline34.0432.79
Ending34.0232.45
P value0.9800.732
Blood pressure: systolic (mmHg)<130182/172Baseline136.25134.04
Ending133.42134.62
P value0.1840.789
Blood pressure: diastolic (mmHg)<80182/172Baseline77.2476.40
Ending74.3875.52
P value0.0120.453
LDL (mg/dl)<100129/107Baseline129.88127.25
Ending115.61121.03
P value<0.0010.186
HDL (mg/dl)>55 F139/121Baseline42.5342.84
>45 MEnding46.5146.32
P value0.0120.040
Cholesterol (mg/dl)<200176/156Baseline209.41211.84
Ending198.32205.59
P value0.0180.209
Triglyceride (mg/dl)<200174/154Baseline205.14215.89
Ending186.72200.71
P value0.2360.358
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    * P value compares end values with baseline within each group. Significant values are in bold print.