Diabetes prevalence based on health insurance claims: large differences between companies.

@article{Hoffmann2011DiabetesPB,
  title={Diabetes prevalence based on health insurance claims: large differences between companies.},
  author={Falk Hoffmann and A Icks},
  journal={Diabetic medicine : a journal of the British Diabetic Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={919-23}
}
AIMS We investigated if there are substantial differences in the prevalence of diabetes between members of different health insurance funds in Germany and, if so, which variables might explain these differences. METHODS Ten representative surveys (conducted between 2004 and 2008) of the Bertelsmann Healthcare Monitor, comprising 15 089 participants aged 18-79 years, were analysed. Our main independent variable was membership in one of eight health insurance funds. We first estimated the crude… CONTINUE READING

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