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Table 2 Network characteristics and professional performance

From: Information exchange networks of health care providers and evidence-based cardiovascular risk management: an observational study

Professional performance General CVRM Specific CVRM   
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI n prac n pat
Density 9.51 0.62 145.6 4.30 0.57 32.36 31 1620
Frequency of contact 1.03 0.96 1.11 1.03 0.96 1.11 31 1620
Centrality of CVRM coordinator 1.03 0.90 1.18 1.01 0.11 1.01 28 1462
Homophily
Achieve BP target 0.69 0.26 1.78 0.72 0.29 1.83 30 1583
Achieve LDL target 0.71 0.30 1.65 0.73 0.32 1.65 30 1583
Consistently identified OL for CVRM 2.75* 1.23 6.14   31 1620
  1. Not shown in table estimates for control variables, estimates for intercepts, and estimates for random effects
  2. OR odds ratio, n prac number of practices in analysis, n pat number of patients in analysis, OL opinion leader
  3. *p < .05