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Table 3 Proportions screened for each cardiovascular risk factor at six months.

From: Impact of a nurse-led intervention to improve screening for cardiovascular risk factors in people with severe mental illnesses. Phase-two cluster randomised feasibility trial of community mental health teams

CVD risk factor   Nurse arm
(n = 58)
Control arm
(n = 57)
OR 95% CI Adj OR1 95% CI Adjusted z test p value1
Blood pressure N needing screen2 52   44       
  N screened % 50 96.2 20 68.2 11.7 3.5 - 38.4 13.6 3.9 - 47.3 0.001
Cholesterol N needing screen 51   52       
  N screened % 34 66.7 14 26.9 5.4 3.2 - 9.1 6.1 3.2 -11.5 0.001
Glucose N needing screen 51   52       
  N screened % 34 66.7 19 36.5 3.5 2.4 - 5.1 4.4 2.7 - 7.1 0.001
BMI N needing screen 53   46       
  N screened % 49 92.5 30 65.2 6.5 2.0 - 21.6 6.5 2.1 - 19.6 0.001
Smoking status N needing screen 51   45       
  N screened % 45 88.2 26 57.8 5.5 3.0 - 9.9 5.5 3.2 - 9.5 0.001
Framingham score N needing screen 55   55       
  N screened % 21 38.2 6 10.9 5.0 1.5 - 16.5 5.2 1.8 - 15.3 0.003
  1. Table 3 only includes participants whose GP notes could be examined to confirm screening.
  2. 1. Adjusted for age and gender.
  3. 2. Needing screening was defined as not having received screening for that risk factor within the previous year
  4. CVD. Cardiovascular Disease. BMI Body Mass Index. CMHT Community Mental Health Team. OR Odds Ratio.