Table 1—

Characteristics of veterans with diabetes in the 141 facilities

Patient characteristics
    Age (years)65.87 ± 11.36
    Age ≥65 years (%)61
    Men (%)86.10
Facility characteristics
    Patients (n)37,142
    Facilities (n)141
    Patients per facility263 ± 96.99
    Patients per facility (range)163–740
Diabetes quality measures
    A1C test performed (%)93
    A1C test (%)7.58 (6.81–8.29)
    A1C done and value <8% (%)62 (48–75)
    Systolic blood pressure test performed (%)100
    Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)137.24 (131.25–141.84)
    Systolic blood pressure done and value <140 mmHg (%)56 (37–70)
    LDL cholesterol test performed (%)89
    LDL cholesterol test (mg/dl)104.77 (90.76–122.11)
    LDL done and value <130 mg/dl (%)78 (56–89)
  • Data are means ± SD and mean (range) unless otherwise indicated.