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Congruence between the Indian diabetes risk score and Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool screening in Asian-Indians

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Aim: To evaluate the performance of the simplified

    Indian Diabetes Risk Score (IDRS) and the Australian

    Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment (AUSDRISK)

    instruments in predicting diabetes in

    Indian-Australians.

    Background: Screening for diabetes in the general

    community is common and numerous scoring systems

    are being used to predict the risk of diabetes.

    Data sources: For this cross-sectional study, data were

    obtained from people attending the Australia India

    Friendship Fair.

    Review methods: Data relating to risk factors for

    diabetes were obtained using a questionnaire and a

    random blood glucose level. The IDRS and AUSDRISK

    scores were calculated. Student’s t-test, Pearson

    chi-square, and receiver-operating characteristic

    curves were used to compare the performance of the

    predictive scores.

    Discussion: Data were analysed for 136 participants:

    28 per cent of individuals considered to be low-risk and

    35 per cent considered to be moderate-risk according

    to AUSDRISK were classified as moderate-risk and

    high-risk respectively by IDRS.

    Conclusion: The two models were not congruent in

    predicting diabetes risk among Asian-Indians.

    Implications for practice/research The results of

    this study have significant implications for education

    relating to diabetes screening.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Fernandez, R. S. & Frost, S. (2013). Congruence between the Indian diabetes risk score and Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool screening in Asian-Indians. Nurse Researcher, 21 (2), 36-39.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84890029969

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/1212

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 36

End Page


  • 39

Volume


  • 21

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • Aim: To evaluate the performance of the simplified

    Indian Diabetes Risk Score (IDRS) and the Australian

    Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment (AUSDRISK)

    instruments in predicting diabetes in

    Indian-Australians.

    Background: Screening for diabetes in the general

    community is common and numerous scoring systems

    are being used to predict the risk of diabetes.

    Data sources: For this cross-sectional study, data were

    obtained from people attending the Australia India

    Friendship Fair.

    Review methods: Data relating to risk factors for

    diabetes were obtained using a questionnaire and a

    random blood glucose level. The IDRS and AUSDRISK

    scores were calculated. Student’s t-test, Pearson

    chi-square, and receiver-operating characteristic

    curves were used to compare the performance of the

    predictive scores.

    Discussion: Data were analysed for 136 participants:

    28 per cent of individuals considered to be low-risk and

    35 per cent considered to be moderate-risk according

    to AUSDRISK were classified as moderate-risk and

    high-risk respectively by IDRS.

    Conclusion: The two models were not congruent in

    predicting diabetes risk among Asian-Indians.

    Implications for practice/research The results of

    this study have significant implications for education

    relating to diabetes screening.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Fernandez, R. S. & Frost, S. (2013). Congruence between the Indian diabetes risk score and Australian type 2 diabetes risk assessment tool screening in Asian-Indians. Nurse Researcher, 21 (2), 36-39.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84890029969

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/1212

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 3

Start Page


  • 36

End Page


  • 39

Volume


  • 21

Issue


  • 2

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom