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Table 4 Frequency of identification diabetic complications in daily practice

From: Training tomorrow's doctors in diabetes: self-reported confidence levels, practice and perceived training needs of post-graduate trainee doctors in the UK. A multi-centre survey

  Always Almost Always Often Not very often Rarely No response
Identifying cardiovascular risk factors       
All respondents (82) 15 (18%) 37 (45%) 15 (19%) 9 (11%) 5 (6%) 1(1%)
House Officers (n = 19) 3 (16%) 10 (53%) 4 (21%) 1 (5%) 1 (5%) 0
Senior House Officers(n = 48) 8 (17%) 20 (42%) 10 (21%) 7 (15%) 2 (4%) 1 (2%)
Specialist Registrars (n = 11) 2 (18%) 5 (45%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 0
Others(n = 4) 0 2(50%) 0 0 2(50%)  
Identifying feet complications       
All respondents (82) 15 (18%) 17(21%) 24(29%) 17(21%) 9(11%) 0
House Officers (n = 19) 5 (26%) 5 (26%) 7 (37%) 1 (5%) 1 (5%) 0
Senior House Officers(n = 48) 5 (10%) 9 (19%) 12 (25%) 15 (31%) 7 (15%) 0
Specialist Registrars (n = 11) 2 (18%) 3 (27%) 4 (36%) 1 (9%) 1 (9%) 0
Others(n = 4) 2(50%) 0 0 0 0 2(50%)
Identifying diabetic nephropathy       
All respondents (82) 17 (21%) 21 (25%) 23 (28%) 16 (20%) 5 (6%) 0
House Officers (n = 19) 4 (21%) 4 (21%) 5 (26%) 5 (26%) 1 (5%) 0
Senior House Officers(n = 48) 9 (19%) 11 (23%) 15 (31%) 9 (19%) 2 (4%) 2 (4%)
Specialist Registrars (n = 11) 1 (9%) 4 (36%) 3 (27%) 2 (18%) 1 (9%) 0
Others(n = 4) 2(50%) 0 0 0 0 2(50%)
Identifying eye complications       
All respondents (82) 6 (7%) 15 (18%) 15 (18%) 28 (35%) 18 (22%) 0
House Officers (n = 19) 2 (11%) 2 (11%) 2 (11%) 6 (32%) 7 (37%) 0
Senior House Officers(n = 48) 2 (4%) 10 (21%) 8 (17%) 19 (40%) 9 (19%) 0
Specialist Registrars (n = 11) 1 (9%) 2 (18%) 4 (36%) 2 (18%) 2 (18%) 0
Others(n = 4) 1(25%) 0 0 1(25%) 0 2(50%)