Table 2. Diabetic Performance Metrics*
GroupPatients per Group (n)Achieving All 5 Metrics (%)Adjusted Odds Ratio (95% Confidence Interval)P
Clinical associate type
    MA105914.70.60 (0.44–0.81)
    RN41827.81.37 (1.01–1.84)
Clinician type
    MD/DO238518.82.23 (1.23–4.41)
    Rural135415.11.14 (0.82–1.57)
Inclusion of obstetrics
    Not Included169720.31.00.011
    Included88715.10.69 (0.51–0.92)
  • * Performance of diabetes care is measured by the percent of patients who meet all 5 criteria of the Minnesota Community Measures: tobacco nonuse, systolic blood pressure <130 mmHg and diastolic <80 mmHg, aspirin use if indicated, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol <100 mg/dL, and glycosylated hemoglobin <7.0%.

  • Percents are unadjusted.

  • AP, associate provider; LPN, licensed practical nurse; MA, medical assistant; RN, registered nurse.