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Table 4 To what patients do the providers recommend the diabetes portal? Percentages of respondents

From: Diabetes care providers’ opinions and working methods after four years of experience with a diabetes patient web portal; a survey among health care providers in general practices and an outpatient clinic

  N Recommend Neutral Discourage
Patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus 115 78.3 20.9 0.9
Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus 125 60.8 39.2 0.0
Patients with good cardiometabolic control 126 65.9 34.1 0.0
Patients with poor cardiometabolic control 126 63.5 27.9 8.6
Patients who do not use diabetes-specific medication 126 28.6 63.5 7.9
Patients who use oral diabetes medication 127 51.2 45.7 3.1
Patients who use insulin 127 84.3 15.7 0.0
Patients without comorbidities 127 55.1 43.3 1.6
Patients with comorbidities 127 52.8 40.2 7.1
Patients without language barriers 126 69.0 30.5 0.0
Patients with language barriers 125 10.2 39.8 47.7
Patients with lower education 126 25.0 48.4 25.0
Patients with higher education 125 73.6 26.4 0.0
Patients < 65 years 127 72.4 27.6 0.0
Patients > 65 years 125 33.6 54.7 9.4