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Table 4 Independent associations (multivariate odds ratio and their 95% CI) between GPs (n = 399) characteristics and adherence to Indonesian type 2 Diabetes Guidelines recommendations

From: Awareness, agreement, adoption and adherence to type 2 diabetes mellitus guidelines: a survey of Indonesian primary care physicians

  Lifestyle modification   Blood glucose target   Statin prescription  
Characteristics OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p OR (95% CI) p
Years of practice       
  16 – 45*       
  0 – 15 1.2 (0.7-2.2)c 0.50 -   0.7 (0.4-1.1)c 0.07
Gender       
  Female*       
  Male 0.9 (0.5-1.4)b 0.51 -   -  
Practice type       
  Non solo practice*       
  Solo practice 0.9 (0.5-1.3)c 0.51 -   -  
Practice location       
  Outside Jakarta*       
  Jakarta 1.3 (0.8-2.1)d 0.29 -   -  
DM training       
  No*       
  Yes -   -   -  
Proportion DM patients       
  10% and above*       
  <10% 0.8 (0.5-1.3)c 0.37 1.5 (0.9-2.5)c 0.16 0.7 (0.4-1.1)c 0.08
  1. Missing data: a:0- < 5%, b:5-10%, c:>10-15%, d:>15-19%.
  2. *reference.
  3. Adherence to screening was not included in the multivariate analysis as the number of events were too small.
  4. Adherence to recommendations on diagnosis, treatment and blood pressure target have no characteristic factors univariately associated (p-value ≤ 0.20) with them (see Table 3).