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Table 2 Information about diabetes diagnosis and diabetes management documented in home care nursing records (n = 92).

From: Documented diabetes care among older people receiving home care services: a cross‐sectional study

Variable n (%)
Diabetes diagnosis 52 (57)
Information on treatment
Diet only
Tablet only
Insulin treated
No information
3 (3)
23 (25)
30 (33)
36 (39)
Goal for HbA1c-value 2 (2)
Routine for measuring HbA1c 3 (3)
HbA1c value 43(47)
Routine for self-monitoring of blood glucose 27 (29)
Values of self-glucose monitoring 55 (60)
Who performs self-monitoring of blood glucose?
Patient
Family/relatives
Home nursing staff
Unclear/ no information
14
1
21
56
Blood pressure 34 (37)
Body mass index (BMI)a 63 (68)
Nutritional status 58 (63)
  1. a Information on BMI recorded in electronic home care record or available from registered data (i.e. both height and weight registered)