Table 2

Unadjusted and adjusted ORs, predicted probabilities, and 95% CI for the relationship between patient and visit characteristics and diabetes screening (n = 15,557)

OR95% CI for adjusted ORPredicted probability95% CI
High-risk factors
 Age ≥45 years
 High-risk ethnic group
 Vascular disease
Primary care specialty
 Family practice1.001.000.68(0.67–0.69)
 Internal medicine1.041.04(0.97–1.12)0.68(0.67–0.70)
Number of visits§
 Primary care0.990.99(0.987–1.000)0.68(0.67–0.69)
 Specialty care1.001.00(0.994–1.005)0.68(0.67–0.69)
  • Adjusted for age, minority status, hypertension, cholesterol, cardiovascular disease, overweight, primary care specialty, number of primary care visits, and number of specialty visits.

  • *Significance at P < 0.05;

  • †high-risk factors generated from the ADA screening criteria, as defined previously (6);

  • ‡primary care specialty determined for each patient by specialty in which the majority, or all, of their primary care visits occurred;

  • §number of primary care, specialty, and total visits is mean number of visits per patient over the time period 1 January 2005–31 December 2007.