Table 1

Level of documented screening for the metabolic syndrome (MS) in the total national sample at each audit from 2006 to 2012

 Clinical audit
Number of participating Trusts212113212932
Number of participating clinical teams4835285676100
Number of patients in sample196615161035252230581591
No evidence of MS screening46%25%31%28%27%14%
Some evidence of MS screening43%52%50%50%49%52%
Test result documented for all four aspects of MS11%23%18%22%24%34%