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Table 3 Baseline nurses' assessment

From: A randomized controlled trial to prevent glycemic relapse in longitudinal diabetes care: Study protocol (NCT00362193)

Variable Moderate Intensity Group (n = 55) High Intensity Group (n = 55)
Length of phone call, min 21.0 ± 9.4 18.7 ± 8.9
Glycemic control   
   Improved 12 (22) 10 (19)
   Unchanged 30 (56) 25 (48)
   Worse 12 (22) 17 (33)
Self blood glucose monitoring   
   Improved 3 (6) 1 (2)
   Unchanged 43 (81) 39 (74)
   Worse 7 (13) 13 (25)
Medication adherence   
   Improved 1 (2) 1 (2)
   Unchanged 46 (87) 45 (85)
   Worse 6 (11) 7 (13)
Diet adherence   
   Improved 9 (18) 8 (15)
   Unchanged 33 (65) 34 (64)
   Worse 9 (18) 11 (21)
Exercise adherence   
   Improved 12 (23) 14 (27)
   Unchanged 23 (44) 26 (50)
   Worse 17 (33) 12 (23)
  1. Reported as mean ± standard deviation or n (%).