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Table 2 Measurement domains and data collection methods

From: European Practice Assessment of Cardiovascular risk management (EPA Cardio): protocol of an international observational study in primary care

  Data-abstraction from sampled medical records Interview and questionnaire for contact persons in the practice Survey in CHD patients Survey in high risk patients Survey in healthy patients
1. Clinical and organisational performance in cardiovascular prevention (= EPA Cardio instrument) X X    
2. Engagement of the practice in quality improvement projects   X    
3 Practice characteristics, including EPA dimensions   X    
4a Patient demographics and chronic diseases    X X X
4b PACIC    X   
4c. EQ-5D    X X  
4e Lifestyle: smoking, physical exercise, diet     X X
5 Views on primary primary prevention in general practice   X    X