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Table 1 Characteristics of studies reporting the prevalence of diabetes or related complications among adults in the Republic of Ireland, 1998–2011

From: Epidemiology of diabetes and complications among adults in the Republic of Ireland 1998-2015: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Author Year of data collection Study design National or regional Setting Population Sampling frame Sampling method Sample size Males (%) Age (years) Study quality (out of 9)
Diabetes prevalence            
 Sheily and Kelleher [22] 1998 Cross-sectional National Household General population Electoral register Multistage sample 1632 47.7 ≥55 7
 Creagh et al. [23] 1998 Cross-sectional Regional 17 GP practices Primary Care Patients Practice list Stratified random 1018 48.2 50–69 6
 Census Statistic Office (CSO) [27] 2001 Survey National Household General population Census Total sample 3917203 - ≥18 5
 Sheily and Kelleher [22] 2002 Cross-sectional National Household General population Electoral register Multistage sample 1745 41.7 ≥ 55 7
 Balanda et al. [11] 2007 Cross-sectional National Household General population Geodirectory Multistage probability 10,364 49.5 ≥18 8
 Gallagher et al. [24] 2009-2010 Cross-sectional National Database Patients covered by GMS, LTI, DPS schemes HSE-PCRS pharmacy claims data base Total sample
2009
2010
3493974
3490877
- ≥16 6
 Leahy et al. [25] 2009-2011 Cross-sectional analysis of longitudinal study National Household & designated health centre General population Geodirectory Multi-stage probability 5377 46.5 ≥50 8
 OConnor et al. [26] 2010-2011 Cross-sectional Regional Primary care centre Patients Practice list Random 2047 49.2 50–69 8