Skip to main content

Table 3 The relationship between DSMQ scales and glycemic control groups

From: The validity of the diabetes self-management questionnaire (DSMQ) in Hungarian patients with type 2 diabetes

  Glycemic groups Sign. (p =)
Well-controlled (HbA1c ≤ 7.5%) Medium-controlled (7.6% < HbA1c > 8.9%) Poorly-controlled HbA1c ≥ 9%
N (%) 122 (67) 42 (23) 19 (10)  
DSMQ “Sum scale”
Mean (± SD)
7.79 (± 1.17) 7.64 (± 1.18) 6.75 (± 1.8) **
(0.002)
“Glucose management”
Mean (± SD)
8 (± 1.68) 7.93 (± 1.76) 7.19 (± 2.01) ns
“Dietary control”
Mean (± SD)
7.18 (± 1.67) 6.76 (± 1.22) 6.13 (± 1.94) *
(0.021)
“Physical activity”
Mean (± SD)
6.82 (± 2.44) 6.87 (± 2.69) 5.9 (± 3.33) ns
“Health-care use”
Mean (± SD)
9.04 (± 1.51) 8.75 (± 1.9) 7.77 (± 1.97) **
(0.008)
  1. Significance **p < 0.01; *p < 0.05, ns not significant