Table 1

Examples of performance indicators for primary care

Health care system (global)Proportion of diabetics with a primary care providerNational health surveys
Processes of service deliveryProportion of diabetics with HbA1c testing in the past 12 moChart audits, laboratory data, measured disease registries
OutcomesProportion of diabetics with a HbA1c level at or below target valueChart audits, laboratory data, disease registries
  • HbA1c—glycosylated hemoglobin.