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Table 4 Control of diabetes and of HbA1c levels

From: Diabetes management in Thailand: a literature review of the burden, costs, and outcomes

Estimate Summary of the main features of the study Reference
HbA1c levels <7% Study year: March-October 2007 [53]
41.3% Setting: 13 primary care units in urban areas
  Sample and study design: 287 diabetic patients, 79 males, 208 females. Cross-sectional study, ADA criteria
HbA1c levels <7% Study year: July 2007 [72]
29.7% Setting: diabetes clinic in a community hospital
  Sample and study design: 325 diabetic patients (who had diabetes for at least one year), 114 males, 221 females. Cross-sectional study.
30.2% of the participants achieved HbA1c levels of less than 7% Study year: April-December 2003 [71]
Setting: 11 tertiary diabetes centres
Sample and study design: 8,913 Type 2 diabetes patients aged 18 and older (3,012 males and 5,901 females). Cross-sectional study. Thailand diabetes registry project
HbA1c levels < 7% Study year: April-December 2003 [67]
DMT1: 17% Setting: 11 tertiary diabetes centres
DMT2: 21.6% Sample and study design: Children and adolescents diabetes, 58 Type 1 and 22 Type 2, Cross-sectional study. Thailand diabetes registry project
HbA1c levels 7-8%  
DMT1: 20%  
DMT2: 15.2%  
HbA1c levels 8-9%  
DMT1: 15%  
DMT2: 15.2%  
HbA1c levels >9%  
DMT1: 47.6%  
DMT2: 48.2%   
  1. Notes: standard deviation (SD).