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Table 4 Agreement between primary care and patient questionnaire data (n = 356)

From: Increasing uptake of structured self-management education programmes for type 2 diabetes in a primary care setting: a feasibility study

CharacteristicNMean difference95% Limits of agreement 
Age, years3520.32− 2.17, 2.81 
HbA1c, mmol/mol40− 0.66− 11.33, 10.00 
CharacteristicCategoriesN(%) agreeN(%) disagree% Agreement
SexMale212 (99.5)1 (0.5) 
Female142 (100.0)0 (0.0)99.7
EthnicityWhite256 (93.8)17 (6.2) 
South Asian13 (81.3)3 (18.7) 
Black5 (83.3)1 (16.7) 
Other1 (50.0)1 (50.0)92.6
HbA1c measured in the last 12 monthsYes323 (97.9)7 (2.1) 
No9 (81.8)2 (18.2)94.7
HbA1c result, mmol/mol≤ 53 (≤ 7%)108 (93.1)8 (6.9) 
54–69 (7.1–8.5%)43 (61.4)27 (38.6) 
70–86 (8.6–10.0%)5 (33.3)10 (66.7) 
≥ 87 (≥ 10.1%)2 (28.6)5 (71.4)76.0
Diabetes managementDiet and lifestyle71 (88.9)9 (11.3) 
DPP-IV5 (71.4)2 (28.6) 
GLP-I1 (100.0)0 (0.0) 
Insulin15 (75.0)5 (25.0) 
Metformin118 (96.7)4 (3.3) 
SGLT-21 (100.0)0 (0.0) 
Sulphonylurea8 (100.0)0 (0.0) 
Multiple diabetes medications3 (2.9)101 (97.1) 
Other0 (0.0)0 (0.0)55.9
SSME referralNo101 (76.5)31 (23.5) 
Yes111 (54.2)94 (45.9)59.6
Date of SSME referral≤ 1 year26 (76.5)8 (23.5) 
> 1 year67 (91.8)6 (8.2)86.9
SSME attendanceNo169 (96.6)6 (3.4) 
Yes78 (46.4)90 (54.6)72.0
Date of SSME attendance≤ 1 year13 (100.0)0 (0.0) 
> 1 year37 (82.2)8 (17.8)86.2
  1. SSME structured self-management education