TABLE 2.

Comparison of Physician-Advised and Self-Reported SMBG Use in Patients With Limited Versus Adequate Health Literacy in Individuals Currently Using SMBG Testing (n = 336)

OutcomeHealth Literacy
Limited (n = 134), n (%)Adequate (n = 202), n (%)P
Current frequency of SMBG testing0.001
 Once daily66 (49.3)62 (30.7)
 Intermittently58 (43.2)109 (54.0)
 Rarely10 (7.5)31 (15.3)
How often told to SMBG test0.682
 Once daily80 (59.7)106 (53.0)
 Intermittently24 (17.9)43 (21.5)
 Rarely2 (1.5)3 (1.5)
 Not sure28 (20.9)48 (24.0)