Table 4.

Association between quality indicators, composite renal outcome, and mortality for First Nations with diabetes, by CKD status

Composite Renal OutcomeMortality
No CKDCKDNo CKDCKD
LDL targetReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
LDL not target0.95 (0.47 to 1.93)1.13 (0.69 to 1.85)0.52 (0.35 to 0.79)0.69 (0.42 to 1.15)
LDL not measured1.58 (0.89 to 2.83)1.29 (0.84 to 1.97)1.20 (0.90 to 1.59)1.78 (1.26 to 2.50)
A1C targetReferenceReferenceReferenceReference
A1C not target1.82 (1.02 to 3.25)1.13 (0.77 to 1.66)1.12 (0.82 to 1.53)1.16 (0.83 to 1.62)
A1C not measured1.10 (0.60 to 2.00)0.64 (0.40 to 1.04)1.56 (1.16 to 2.09)1.31 (0.94 to 1.83)
  • Data are presented as adjusted hazard ratios (95% confidence intervals), adjusted for age, sex, hypertension, Charlson score, location of residence, income, specialist care, and other variables in the table. A1C, hemoglobin A1C.