Table 1

 Changes in diabetes care processes, Torres Strait, 1999–2002. Figures are numbers (percentages) of patients with diabetes who underwent each check in 12 months before audit

Measure19992002% Difference(95% CI)
*Significant change at P<0.05. Amylase creatinine clearance ratio. In previous six months.
No on registers55592166*
Weight305 (55)602 (65)19 (9 to 30)*
Blood pressure387 (70)711 (77)11 (4 to 18)*
Eyes164 (30)584 (63)215 (87 to 246)*
Feet306 (55)544 (59)7 (−2 to 17)
Lipids307 (55)642 (70)26 (16 to 37)*
Urinary protein261 (47)588 (64)36 (23 to 50)*
Serum creatinine370 (67)706 (77)15 (7 to 23)*
Haemoglobin A10358 (65)519 (56)−13 (−20 to −15)*