Table 1—

Levels of A1C, sex, age, and race for the Family Medicine clinic and the Stark Diabetes Center

June–November 2001December 2001–May 2002June–November 2002December 2002–May 2003June–November 2003December 2003–May 2004June–November 2004December 2004–May 2005June–November 2005
Family Medicine clinic
    A1C (%)7.81 ± 1.777.85 ± 1.94*7.75 ± 2.00*7.83 ± 2.04*7.77 ± 1.97*7.85 ± 2.08*7.91 ± 1.97*7.75 ± 1.88*7.69 ± 1.84*
    Sex (%)
        Female64.161.763.864.864.364.163.962.362.1
        Male35.938.336.235.235.735.936.137.737.9
    Race (%)
        Caucasian49.948.351.250.648.848.450.749.950.9
        Black31.231.829.730.229.431.729.531.929.6
        Hispanic18.418.218.617.920.918.119.015.617.2
        Other0.51.70.51.30.91.80.82.62.3
    Age (years)59.2 ± 13.058.4 ± 12.857.8 ± 12.957.9 ± 12.658.4 ± 12.558.7 ± 12.459.6 ± 12.760.1 ± 12.460.0 ± 12.5
    n (total results)652724694786793854788844852
    n (total patients)650655689783785847780843828
    Samples per patient1.001.111.011.001.011.011.011.001.03
Stark Diabetes Clinic
    A1C (%)8.10 ± 1.787.91 ± 1.707.75 ± 1.727.77 ± 1.487.62 ± 1.687.44 ± 1.547.35 ± 1.547.35 ± 1.557.41 ± 1.54
    P value vs. Family Medicine clinic0.0030.530.980.670.072<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001
    Sex (%)
        Female58.454.456.155.958.455.759.154.556.7
        Male41.645.643.944.141.644.340.945.543.4
    Race (%)
        Caucasian58.459.159.960.358.658.958.859.458.9
        Black23.823.720.723.824.124.925.423.623.9
        Hispanic15.016.516.214.814.914.313.315.815.9
        Other2.80.73.21.12.41.91.91.21.3
    Age (years)53.9 ± 15.055.6 ± 14.456.3 ± 14.957.3 ± 13.857.5 ± 13.658.1 ± 13.358.2 ± 13.658.8 ± 13.259.2 ± 13.4
    n (total results)6988468449691,1051,1981,2241,3721,294
    n (total patients)6458097538009069939871,067978
    Samples per patient1.081.051.121.211.221.211.241.281.32
  • Data are mean ± SD unless otherwise indicated.

  • *

    * P > 0.19 for differences in percent A1C compared with the first 6-month time period.

  • POC A1C initiated.