Table 2

Health insurance, food assistance, social protection, and baseline biomedical factors among Connecticut Latinos with T2D participating in the DIALBEST trial

VariableAll (N = 211)Control (n = 106)CHW (n = 105)P value
Health insurance, food assistance,  and social protection
 Medicare33.734.033.30.924
 Medicaid84.180.088.30.099
 Supplemental security income68.969.868.00.773
 SNAP73.369.876.90.244
 Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)118 ± 0.48116 ± 0.65119 ± 0.700.001
Fasting HbA1c, plasma glucose,  and lipid concentrations
 HbA1c (%)9.58 ± 0.129.58 ± 0.179.57 ± 0.180.981
 HbA1c (mmol/mol)81.2 ± 1.3681.2 ± 1.9181.1 ± 1.940.981
 Glucose (mmol/L)10.57 ± 0.3210.48 ± 0.4810.67 ± 0.440.765
 Triglycerides (mmol/L)1.75 ± 0.081.69 ± 0.101.81 ± 0.120.487
 Total cholesterol (mmol/L)4.65 ± 0.084.60 ± 0.114.69 ± 0.110.578
 HDL (mmol/L)1.33 ± 0.021.37 ± 0.021.29 ± 0.040.145
 LDL (mmol/L)2.55 ± 0.072.49 ± 0.092.61 ± 0.100.382
Anthropometry
 Waist circumference (cm)107.16 ± 1.11105.85 ± 1.44108.49 ± 1.700.237
 Weight (kg)85.07 ± 1.5983.34 ± 1.8786.82 ± 2.570.275
 Height (cm)158.48 ± 0.61158.22 ± 0.85158.75 ± 0.880.669
 BMI (kg/m2)33.74 ± 0.5333.38 ± 0.7434.10 ± 0.770.498
  • Data are % or mean ± SE. SNAP, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.