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Table 1 Overview of the effectiveness measures

From: Rationale and protocol for estimating the economic value of a multicomponent quality improvement strategy for diabetes care in South Asia

Measure Means of collection Timing of collection Source of data
Multiple risk factor control (HbA1c < 7% and BP < 130/80 mmHg or LDLc< 100 mg/dl) Blood test + BP measurement using digital BP monitor Baseline: Prior to intervention deliveryFollow-up: Annual visits post intervention delivery Trial eCRF (Form C, E, F)
Single risk factor control
 HbA1c (1% point reduction) Fasting blood test Baseline: Prior to intervention deliveryFollow-up: Annual visits post intervention delivery Trial eCRF (Form C, E, F)
 SBP (5 mmHg reduction) BP measurement using digital BP monitor (Omron-T9P) Baseline: Prior to intervention deliveryFollow-up: Annual visits post intervention delivery Trial eCRF (Form C, E, F)
 DBP (5 mmHg reduction) BP measurement using digital BP monitor (Omron-T9P) Baseline: Prior to intervention deliveryFollow-up: Annual visits post intervention delivery Trial eCRF (Form C, E, F)
 LDLc (10 mg/dl reduction) Fasting blood test Baseline: Prior to intervention deliveryFollow-up: Annual visits post intervention delivery Trial eCRF (Form C, E, F)
 Major adverse cardiovascular events Self-reported by patient and physician verified Follow-up: All study related and non-study related clinic visits Trial eCRF (form X)
 Diabetes related micro-vascular complications Self-reported by patient and physician verified Follow-up: All study related and non-study related clinic visits Trial eCRF (form X)
 Quality adjusted life years EQ5D-3 L Baseline: Prior to intervention deliveryFollow-up: Annual visits post intervention delivery Trial eCRF (Form C, E, F)
  1. HbA1c Glycated haemoglobin, SBP Systolic blood pressure, LDLc Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, eCRF Electronic case report form, EQ5D-3 L European Quality of Life five dimension 3 levels, BP Blood pressure, mg/dl Milligrams per deciliter, mmHg Millimeter of mercury