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Table 4 Adherence to recommended care in process measures broken down by the four time periods.

From: A successful chronic care program in Al Ain-United Arab Emirates

  2004
(before intervention)
2006*
(after audit feedback and educational activities)
2007
(intervention complete, including structured care)
2008
(follow-up)
Measure assessed No. % No. % No. % No. %
Smoking last visit 541 80.5 1133 89.7 1309 93.4 638 89.2
Physical Activity 7 1.0 797 63.1 1339 95.5 651 91.0
BMI 15 2.2 842 66.7 1334 95.1 624 83.5
Systolic blood pressure 665 97.2 1137 90.0 1395 99.5 657 91.9
Diastolic blood pressure 665 97.2 1137 90.0 1395 99.5 657 91.9
Urine R/E 174 25.0 590 46.7 850 60.6 591 82.7
Microalbuminurea 0 0 533 42.2 1105 78.8 598 83.6
Creatinine 88 13.0 846 67.0 1263 90.1 NA NA
HbA1c (in DM) 115 22.9 411 51.1 785 89.4 349 76.0
Total cholesterol 323 47.7 836 66.7 1268 90.4 574 80.3
LDL 74 10.9 555 56.1 1247 88.9 569 79.6
HDL 49 7.2 693 54.9 1264 90.2 572 80.0
TG 321 47.4 834 66.0 1256 89.6 574 80.3
Ophthalmology referral 37 5.5 278 22.0 712 50.8 224 31.3
  1. *Pilot center excluded, NA not assessed