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Table 6 Practice-level patient outcomes

From: Advancing heart health in North Carolina primary care: the Heart Health NOW study protocol

Outcome Measure
Communication Percentage of patients who answered “always” to all 6 communication questions
Shared decision-making (SDM) Percentage of patients who answered “a lot” and “yes” to all 3 SDM questions.
Hospitalizations Percentage of patients hospitalized for stroke, MI, angina.
In-hospital mortality Percentage of patients hospitalized for stroke, MI, angina who died in the hospital.
Blood pressure Percentage of patients with BP <140/90, <140/90 if 18–59 years, <150/90 if 60–85 years.
Systolic blood pressure Percentage of patients with a SBP <140; mean (SD), median (IQR) SBP
Diastolic blood Pressure Percentage of patients with DBP < 90; mean (SD), median (IQR) DBP
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) level Percentage of patients with LDL levels in the following categories: <100 mg/dL; 100 to <160 mg/dL; 160 mg/dL or more
10-year CVD Riska Mean (SD), median (IQR) of individuals who had CVD risk calculated
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