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Table 1 General Linear Model (GLM) for medical status variables

From: Glycemic control of diabetes patients under continuous rocket attacks

  Time 1 (2008) Time 2 (2009) Time 3 (2010) Time 4 (2011) p valuea (Eta2)
Region Exposed Comparison Exposed Comparison Exposed Comparison Exposed Comparison Time Region Time ×region
Measure Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
HbA1c (%) 7.14 (1.48) 7.12 (1.38) 7.41 (1.57) 7.45 (1.49) 7.52 (1.46) 7.33 (1.38) 7.68 (1.51) 7.34 (1.50) <0.001 (0.005) 0.065 (0.002) <0.001 (0.007)
HbA1c (mmol/mol) 54.5 54.3 75.7 57.8 58.7 56.6 60.3 56.7
n b 631 1160       
BMI (kg/m2) 30.75 (5.44) 30.09 (5.90) 30.67 (5.58) 30.09 (5.66) 30.58 (5.62) 30.00 (5.64) 30.29 (5.45) 29.80 (5.56) 0.790 (0.000) 0.031 (0.003) 0.433 (0.000)
n 742 1279       
LDL Cholesterol (mmol/l) 2.67 (0.88) 2.57 (0.79) 2.53 (0.85) 2.48 (0.80) 2.45 (0.87) 2.38 (0.77) 2.36 (0.85) 2.28 (0.75) <0.001 (0.002) 0.007 (0.002) 0.254 (0.000)
n 1499 2667       
Systolic BP (mmHg) 131.6 (16.37) 134.1 (17.14) 130.7 (15.63) 132.8 (15.50) 131.9 (17.23) 131.5 (15.92) 129.9 (14.57) 130.6 (14.92) 0.267 (0.001) 0.054 (0.002) 0.002 (0.002)
n 755 1312       
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 76.34 (8.83) 77.42 (9.34) 75.92 (8.67) 76.54 (8.23) 75.08 (9.42) 75.35 (8.68) 73.72 (9.26) 74.10 (8.34) 0.343 (0.001) 0.007 (0.004) 0.327 (0.001)
n 755 1312       
  1. ap values are based on F test, controlling for age and gender
  2. b n for HbA1c was restricted to those tested January–June 2009. n for other measures—any test during the year