Table 2

Percentages of patients counseled by HCP that agreed or consented to start insulin pump therapy

Percentage of patientsP value
No. of responses by HCP subgroups, (%)<25%25%–50%50%–75%>75%
AgeNS
≤40 years old: 85 (44.7)20 (23.5)21 (24.7)21 (24.7)23 (27.1)
>40 years old: 105 (55.3)24 (22.9)17 (16.2)33 (31.4)31 (29.5)
Years of practice0.001
≤10 years: 97 (48.0)36 (37.1)19 (19.6)20 (20.6)22 (22.7)
>10 years: 105 (52.0)14 (13.3)20 (19.1)36 (34.3)35 (33.3)
Practice setting0.008
Private hospital: 48 (24.2)20 (41.7)13 (27.1)7 (14.6)8 (16.7)
Public/governmental: 59 (29.8)14 (23.7)9 (15.2)16 (27.1)20 (33.9)
University/academic: 91 (46.0)15 (16.5)17 (18.7)30 (33.0)29 (31.9)
Clinic size0.020
≤200 patients with T1D: 93 (46.0)31 (33.3)19 (20.4)18 (19.3)25 (26.9)
>200 patients with T1D: 110 (54.0)19 (17.3)20 (18.2)38 (34.5)33 (30.0)
Healthcare coverage<0.001
Universal or partially: 84 (41.4)40 (47.6)13 (15.5)19 (22.6)12 (14.3)
No coverage: 119 (58.6)10 (8.4)26 (21.8)37 (31.1)46 (38.7)
Insurance reimbursement<0.001
Yes, or partially: 96 (47.5)9 (9.4)22 (22.9)33 (34.4)32 (33.3)
No: 106 (52.5)41 (38.7)17 (16.0)22 (20.7)26 (24.5)
Racial/ethnic minority HCPNS
Yes: 21 (10.4)6 (28.6)3 (14.3)9 (42.9)3 (14.3)
No: 181 (89.6)44 (24.3)36 (19.9)47 (26.0)54 (29.8)
  • HCP, healthcare professionals; NS, non-significant; T1D, type 1 diabetes.