Table 4

 Mean (standard error) utility values and utility differences (95% confidence intervals) per patient with non-insulin treated type 2 diabetes receiving standardised usual care, less intensive self monitoring of blood glucose, or more intensive self monitoring of blood glucose

InterventionNoUtilityDifference
Baseline12 month follow-upChangeLess intensive group v standardised usual careMore intensive group v standardised usual care
Standardised usual care group1520.799 (0.023)0.798 (0.034)−0.001 (−0.060 to 0.059)
Less intensive self monitoring group1500.781 (0.022)0.755 (0.024)−0.027 (−0.069 to 0.015)−0.029 (−0.084 to 0.025)−0.072 (−0.127 to −0.017)*
More intensive self monitoring group1510.807 (0.024)0.733 (0.024)−0.075 (−0.119 to −0.031)*

*P<0.05.