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Table 4 Overview of the MSMP study outcome variables

From: The impact of a multidisciplinary self-care management program on quality of life, self-care, adherence to anti-hypertensive therapy, glycemic control, and renal function in diabetic kidney disease: A Cross-over Study Protocol

Dependent variables Dimension (s) measured Measure used
Patient Variables
Quality of Life Present Quality of Life ADDQoL
Impact of Diabetes on Quality of Life ADDQoL
Impact of Diabetes on Life Domains ADDQoL
Self-Care Behavior Diet Habits R-SDSCA
Exercise Habits R-SDSCA
Blood Sugar Testing R-SDSCA
Foot Care R-SDSCA
Smoking R-SDSCA
Adherence to Antihypertensive Treatment MEMS
Patient Clinical Variables
Blood Glucose control HbA1c %
Kidney Function Serum Creatinine μmol/L
eGFR ml/min using CKD_EPI
Urinary Albumin/Creatinine Ratio mg/mmol
Resource Utilization Variable
The MSMP use outside the defined frequency of the intervention The number of times the participant seek help from the MSMP outside the defined frequency of the intervention APN Records
Nursing Records
Dietary Records