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Table 5 Unadjusted comparison of process of care indicators between primary care payment models

From: Comparison of primary care models in the prevention of cardiovascular disease - a cross sectional study

Area of care Process of care indicator p-value Pairwise comparison of models: OR [95% CI]
    Blended Capitation
vs. FFS
CHC
vs. FFS
Blended Capitation
vs. CHC
Dyslipidemia Lipid profile 0.30 1.2
[0.9-1.6]
1.0
[0.7-1.4]
1.2
[0.8-1.7]
  Lipid lowering drug 0.60 1.0
[0.7-1.5]
0.8
[0.5-1.2]
1.3
[0.8-2.3]
Diabetes 2 HbA1c tests 0.0008* 1.9
[1.3-2.8]
2.5
[1.4-4.4]
0.8
[0.4-1.4]
Chronic Kidney Disease eGFR 0.66 1.4
[0.7-2.7]
1.1
[0.4-3.1]
1.3
[0.4-4.1]
Hypertension 2 blood pressure measures 0.80 1.1
[0.7-1.7]
1.2
[0.8-1.8]
0.9
[0.6-1.4]
  Anti-hypertensive drug 0.70 0.9
[0.6-1.3]
0.8
[0.5-1.4]
1.0
[0.6-1.8]
Weight Waist circumference 0.003* 4.8
[2.4-9.7]
1.9
[0.8-4.3]
2.6
[1.1-5.8]
  Smoking advice 0.001* 2.6
[1.6-4.3]
1.6
[0.9-3.0]
1.6
[0.9-3.1]
Smoking Cessation Smoking program referral 0.20 2.5
[1.0-6.2]
1.4
[0.6-3.3]
1.8
[0.7-4.3]
  Smoking drug therapy 0.005* 2.1
[1.3-3.3]
0.8
[0.4-1.6]
2.7
[1.5-4.9]
  1. * p < 0.05: Indicates that payment model has a significant effect on the delivery of the specified indicator
  2. p < 0.017: p-value limit for between group comparisons was corrected using a Bonferroni correction factor
  3. OR = Odds Ratio, CI = 95% confidence interval on odds ratio