Table 2

Logistic regression analyses to determine factors independently associated with poor glycaemic control

OR (95% CI)P value
HbA1c≥7%
 Residence<0.001
  Urban1
  Rural1.68 (1.24 to 2.28)
 Duration of T2DM<0.001
  ≤1 year1
  >1 to 2 years1.84 (1.06 to 3.19)
  >2 to 4 years3.32 (1.88 to 5.85)
  >4 years5.98 (4.09 to 8.75)
 Marital status0.098
  Married1
  Single/divorced/widowed1.45 (0.93 to 2.25)
 T2DM therapeutic regimen0.001
  Only diet and physical activity1
  Diet and physical activity+OHD1.80 (1.01 to 3.23)
  Diet and physical activity+insulin1.00 (0.43 to 2.33)
  Diet and physical activity+OHD+insulin2.47 (1.38 to 4.41)
 Hyperlipidaemia0.008
  No1
  Yes1.57 (1.12 to 2.19)
FBG>7 mmol/L
 Residence0.019
  Urban1
  Rural1.42 (1.06 to 1.91)
 Duration of T2DM<0.001
  ≤1 year1
  >1 to 2 years2.10 (1.22 to 3.62)
  >2 to 4 years2.48 (1.42 to 4.34)
  >4 years3.34 (2.32 to 4.80)
 T2DM therapeutic regimen0.005
  Only diet and physical activity1
  Diet and physical activity+OHD2.40 (1.36 to 4.26)
  Diet and physical activity+insulin2.02 (0.88 to 4.62)
  Diet and physical activity+OHD+insulin2.78 (1.58 to 4.92)
 Hyperlipidaemia0.002
  No1
  Yes1.68 (1.21 to 2.33)
 Hypertension0.045
  No1
  Yes0.73 (0.54 to 0.99)
  • FBG, fasting blood glucose; HbA1c, glycated haemoglobin; OHD, oral hypoglycaemic drug;  T2DM, type 2 diabetes mellitus.