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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the sample and fulfilment of target criteria

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in cardiometabolic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Characteristics N availablea Control previous Year (%)b Unachieved targets (%)c
HbA1c > 7% LDL > 100 mg/dl BP > 140/90 mmHg Current smoker
(n = 32,638) (n = 32,638) (n = 23,094) (n = 23,891) (n = 24,595) (n = 12,413)
Age 32,638(100%) 70.8 39.9 59.5 30.1 16.0
 < 65 years 10,803(33.1%) 64.3 41.5 64.6 26.5 30.9
 ≥ 65 years 21,835(66.9%) 73.9 39.2 57.4 31.5 9.9
Sex 32,206(98.7%) 71.2 39.9 59.5 30.1 16.0
 Men 18,188(56.5%) 70.9 38.8 55.3 30.0 21.3
 Women 14,018(43.5%) 71.6 41.2 64.8 30.3 8.8
Pensioner situation 32,638(100%) 70.8 39.9 59.5 30.1 16.0
 Non-pensioner 8838 (27.1%) 63.1 41.7 66.2 28.0 29.6
 Pensioner 23,800 (72.9%) 73.7 39.3 57.4 30.7 11.9
Education level 32,060(98.2%) 71.3 39.8 59.5 30.1 16.0
 College education 1655(5.2%) 63.1 33.2 59.5 28.8 17.0
 Secondary education 3056(9.5%) 65.8 36.7 60.8 28.6 24.7
 Primary education 16,869(52.6%) 72.2 40.0 60.1 30.0 17.0
 Without primary education 10,480(32.7%) 72.6 41.3 58.2 30.7 11.9
Income 31,709 (97.2%) 70.9 39.8 59.5 30.1 16.0
 ≥ 18,000 € 8372 (26.4%) 72.5 36.5 60.6 29.4 19.6
 < 18,000 € 21,95,269.2%) 70.4 41.0 59.0 30.3 14.2
 Excluded/exempted 1385 (4.4%) 70.6 42.2 61.6 31.5 23.2
  1. aN available: Number of patients and percentage of data available for each variable and number and percentage of patients in each category
  2. bControl previous year: Percentage of patients with HbA1c data within the past 15 months
  3. cUnachieved targets: Percentage of patients within each category that did not reach the current local control targets for each risk factor