International Journal of Endocrinology / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

The Guyana Diabetes and Foot Care Project: Improved Diabetic Foot Evaluation Reduces Amputation Rates by Two-Thirds in a Lower Middle Income Country

Table 1

Diabetic foot (DF) admissions and amputation rates at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.

VariableBefore DFC (30 months)After DFC (22 months)Analysis

DF admissions (ward records)633924
Number of amputations262110
Average monthly proportion DF patient with major amputation41.4%11.9% < 0.0001

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