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Table 3 Feed-back from physicians (telephone interviews)*

From: Rational Prescribing in Primary care (RaPP): process evaluation of an intervention to improve prescribing of antihypertensive and cholesterol-lowering drugs

  Yes n (%) No n (%) Partly n (%)  
Are the reminders working as they should? 104 (70) 19 (13) 26 (17)  
  Negative n (%) Neutral n (%) Positive n (%) Do not know n (%)
What is your attitude toward receiving reminders about cardiovascular risk assessment? 14 (9) 33 (22) 95 (64) 4 (3)
What is your attitude toward receiving reminders about treatment goals? 15 (10) 29 (20) 95 (64) 5 (3)
  Yes n (%) No n (%) Yes and No n (%)  
Do you usually estimate cardiovascular risk before starting antihypertensive or cholesterol-lowering therapy? 92 (62) 48 (32) 7 (5)  
Are thiazides your first choice for the treatment of uncomplicated hypertension? 52 (35) 86 (58) 9 (6)  
  Few n (%) Some n (%) Most n (%) Do not know n (%)
Do you have the impression that your patients achieve recommended treatment goals? 4 (2) 34 (23) 105 (71) 6 (4)
  1. * N = 149. Not all physicians responded to all questions.