Table 3—

Medical management changes at most recent visit

Patients with medication changesPatients with medication initiationP value
Changes in therapy among patients with elevated HbA1c
    HbA1c threshold0.002
        >7.0%40.4% (440/1,088)
        >8.0%45.6% (317/695)
        >9.0%48.5% (199/410)
Medication initiation among untreated patients with elevated blood pressure
    Blood pressure threshold0.3
        >130/80 mmHg10.1% (21/208)
        >140/90 mmHg15.1% (14/93)
        >150/100 mmHg13.9% (5/36)
Medication initiation among untreated patients with elevated LDL cholesterol
    LDL cholesterol threshold0.005
        >100 mg/dl5.6% (24/427)
        >130 mg/dl8.7% (16/185)
        >160 mg/dl15.4% (10/65)
  • Percentages of patients at each risk factor threshold are not mutually exclusive. P values are derived from the Mantel-Haenszel test for trend.