Table 2

Baseline characteristics of the MHealthy: focus on diabetes sample

Characteristics

Reduced Co-payments (Intervention)

Standard Co-payments (Control)


Number of respondents enrolled

2,507

8,637


Mean age in years (SD)

45.1 (13.06)

47.5 (12.83)*


Female

57.7%

53.1%*


Basis for insurance coverage

Employee

62.3%

66.3%*

Spouse

31.1%

29.1%

Child

4.7%

4.0%

Other

1.9%

0.6%


Median Household Income

$55,086

$54,758


Charlson Comorbidity Score(SD)

1.43 (0.65)

1.46 (0.69)


Baseline Medication Utilization

Metformin

53.9%

53.6%

ACE/ARBs

43.4%

48.7%*

Statins

44.7%

44.5%

SSRIs

21.7%

18.9%*


*Significant at P < 0.05

Based-upon zip-code level median household income data

Estimates based on the Deyo modification to the Charlson Index [40].

Spaulding et al. Implementation Science 2009 4:19   doi:10.1186/1748-5908-4-19

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