Table 3

Unadjusted and adjusted ORs and 95% CI for the relationship between patient and visit characteristics and diabetes screening, by high-risk ethnic group status (n = 15,557)

Non–high-risk ethnic group (n = 14,950)High-risk ethnic group (n = 607)
Unadjusted ORAdjusted OR95% CI for adjusted ORUnadjusted ORAdjusted OR95% CI for adjusted OR
High-risk factors
 Age ≥45 years1.031.55*(1.38–1.74)1.54*1.04(0.66–1.66)
 Vascular disease1.31*1.31*(1.15–1.50)2.17*2.04*(1.003–4.153)
Primary care specialty§
 Family practice1.
 Internal medicine1.041.04(0.96–1.12)1.271.20(0.82–1.74)
Number of visits||
 Primary care0.990.99(0.987–1.000)1.000.99(0.96–1.02)
 Specialty care1.001.00(0.993–1.004)1.03*1.02(0.99–1.05)
  • *Significance at P < 0.05;

  • †high-risk ethnicities defined as African American, Latino, Native American, Asian American, and Pacific Islander;

  • ‡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.