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Table 3 Indicator scores

From: Cardiovascular risk management in patients with coronary heart disease in primary care: variation across countries and practices. An observational study based on quality indicators

   Advice/contraindication physical activity Influenza vaccination Antiplatelet therapy if not contra-indicated Statin recorded/offered SBP below threshold1 DBP below threshold2 LDL below threshold3
Austria Mean 61.1 49.9 86.4 78.8 46.7 86.0 59.1
  SD 30.8 29.2 25.1 22.5 20.9 9.5 22.5
  p .062 .012 .739 .317 .850 .871 .022
Belgium Mean 39.3 90.7↑ 90.1 85.8 55.4 85.0 46.6
  SD 32.1 12.2 12.3 12.2 21.3 12.6 16.3
  p .317 .000 .553 .427 .065 .870 .816
England Mean 48.1 87.3↑ 90.8 90.2↑ 43.3 95.7↑ 65.5↑
  SD 30.7 14.4 10.5 10.8 14.8 5.1 15.1
  p .917 .000 .171 .002 .404 .000 .000
France Mean 45.7 50.7 88.0 86.4 61.4 90.2 38.9
  SD 39.0 31.9 15.3 21.4 18.3 10.7 19.6
  p .876 .114 .966 .513 .029 .260 .247
Germany Mean 56.3 74.9 69.3 69.5↓ 52.3 81.2 37.1
  SD 45.0 31.4 25.4 17.1 20.5 10.8 13.8
  p .497 .520 .023 .006 .282 .204 .090
Netherlands Mean 28.8↓ 96.8↑ 82.8 77.9 28.9↓ 81.0 43.0
  SD 22.9 5.8 18.2 15.9 15.6 12.7 20.8
  p .000 .000 .129 .120 .000 .046 .261
Slovenia Mean 54.9 33.3↓ 92.9↑ 84.2 46.0 80.2 37.8
  SD 29.5 32.6 8.9 13.2 18.7 12.5 20.7
  p .212 .000 .010 .612 .968 .018 .016
Switzerland Mean 52.3 56.9 94.1 84.7 59.8↑ 87.3 41.5
  SD 38.9 28.1 9.9 15.2 23.4 11.5 23.7
  p .567 .159 .128 .625 .010 .570 .303
Total Mean 47.4 68.8 87.7 82.7 45.8 85.5 47.5
  SD 33.0 33.5 16.9 16.3 20.9 12.1 21.8
  1. Mean practice scores (%) per country and across countries with standardized variation. Scores significantly deviating from the mean of all countries are marked when p<0.01, with p values displayed.
  2. 1 SBP below threshold: SBP<140 mmHg.
  3. 2 DBP below threshold: DBP<90 mmHg.
  4. 3 LDL below threshold: LDL<2.5 mmol/l.