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Table 4 Patient case descriptions – study 2

From: Factors influencing general practitioners’ decisions about cardiovascular disease risk reassessment: findings from experimental and interview studies

Case Sex Age Smoking status Y/N SBP (mmHg) TC (mmol/L) HDL (mmol/L) TC/HDL ARa (%) Study 1 equivalent case category
1 Male 61 N 156 4.9 1.6 3 9 Ai
2 Male 61 N 116 6.4 1 6.4 9 Aii
3 Male 61 Y 131 5.4 1.2 4.5 16 C
  1. aAbsolute risk was not reported systematically to all GPs. GPs were informed of the patients’ AR if they asked for it, or if they had previously mentioned using AR in their practice