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Table 1 Number (%) of patients who are satisfied with the monitoring frequency and how often they want to be monitored in the future, divided per study group

From: Satisfaction of well-controlled type 2 diabetes patients with three-monthly and six-monthly monitoring

  Preferred three-monthly n=747 Preferred six-monthly n=677 Randomised to three-monthly n=394 Randomised to six-monthly n=397
Satisfaction with the monitoring frequency n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Very satisfied 291 (46.3%) 206 (35.6%) 106 (30.3%) 98 (28.1%)
Satisfied 303 (48.2%) 318 (55.0%) 214 (61.1%) 198 (56.7%)
Neutral 29 (4.6%) 39 (6.7%) 25 (7.1%) 38 (10.9%)
Not satisfied 3 (0.5%) 12 (2.1%) 4 (1.1%) 10 (2.9%)
Not at all satisfied 2 (0.3%) 3 (0.5%) 1 (0.3%) 5 (1.4%)
Preference for future monitoring     
Frequent (every 1–4 months) 545 (86.6%) 87 (15.0%) 203 (57.8%) 120 (34.4%)
Infrequent (every ≥5 months) 54 (8.6%) 445 (76.6%) 84 (23.9%) 159 (45.6%)
Does not care 30 (4.8%) 49 (8.4%) 64 (18.2%) 70 (20.1%)