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Table 1 General practice, practice nurse and patient characteristics

From: Process evaluation of a tailored intervention programme of cardiovascular risk management in general practices

  Intervention group Control group
Practice characteristics N = 19 N = 15
Single-handed practice
Duo/group practice
N = 10 (52.6%)
N = 9 (47.4%)
N = 9 (60%)
N = 6 (40%)
Rural area
Urban area
N = 10 (52.6%)
N = 9 (47.4%)
N = 6 (40%)
N = 9 (60%)
Mean number of patients visiting the general practice per week (SD) 185.31 (91.56) 141.00 (48.34)
Mean FTE practice nurses (SD) 0.71 (0.35) 0.65 (0.32)
Practice nurse characteristics N = 20 N = 14
Sex % female 90 100
Mean age in years 42 43
Mean number of years experience as practice nurse 12 11
Mean number of hours previous training of motivational interviewing skills 15 15
Patients characteristics N = 1250 N = 979
Sex % female 35.1 34.9
Mean age in years (SD) 72.6 (9.2) 71.6 (9.7)
Number of patients that had a contact with the practice during the intervention period N = 303 N = 161
Patient with established CVD N = 130 N = 66
Patients at high risk N = 173 N = 95
No symptoms of depression (%) 74.4 75.6
Mild symptoms of depression (%) 23.6 22.7
Severe symptoms of depression (%) 2.0 1.7
  1. Abbreviations: FTE fulltimerequivalent