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Table 3 Linear regression model (GEE) for weighted associations with follow-up HbA1c

From: Physician support for diabetes patients and clinical outcomes

Parameter Estimate 95% Confidence interval (CI) Pvalue
Years with diabetes 0.0123 0.0066 - 0.0179 <.0001
Insulin use 0.2004 0.0717 - 0.3291 <.0001
Months between HbA1c measures 0.0463 0.02307 - 0.0619 <.0001
Baseline HbA1c 0.3857 0.3524 - 0.4246 <.0001
Baseline PHQ-9 0.0077 -0.0008 - 0.0161 .0753
Practical support
(physician mean)
-0.1787 -0.3494 - -0.0081 .0401
Practical support
(individual patient as deviation from physician mean)
0.0196 -0.0158 - 0.0550 .2779
Communicative support
(physician mean)
0.1053 -0.0689 - 0.2796 .3361
Communicative support
(individual patient as deviation from physician mean)
0.0067 -0.0381 - 0.0514 .7702
  1. Analysis of GEE Parameter Estimates Empirical Standard Error Estimates; Correlation = .0108; adjusted for age, sex, and education, propensity score for non-respondent