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Table 1 Indicators and potential data sources

From: Assessing methods for measurement of clinical outcomes and quality of care in primary care practices

Indicator CIHI Definition Patient Survey Chart Abstraction Administrative Data
Smoking rate % of pop that are current smokers X X  
Smoking cessation advice % smokers receiving advice or help on smoking cessation X X  
Dietary advice % with unhealthy eating habits offered advice or help on dietary practices X X  
Physical Activity advice % of inactive patients offered advice or help on regular PA X X  
Self Management resources % of patients with a chronic condition provided with resources to support self management X X  
Influenza immunization 65+ % of patients age 65+ with influenza vaccine in the last 12 months X X X
Breast cancer screening % women age 50-69 with mammography and clinical breast exam within 2 years X X X
Cervical cancer screening % women age 18-69 with PAP smear within 3 years. X X X
Colon cancer screening % of patients age 50+ with FOBT within 24 months X X X
Bone Density screening % of women over age 65 screening with BMD at least once X X X
BP testing % of patients age 18+ who have had BP measured within 24 months X X  
BP control % patients with HTN with BP <140/90 X X  
Dyslipidemia screening % of patients (men >40, women >55) who have had a full fasting lipid profile within 24 months X X X
Dyslipidemia treatment % patients with CAD and elevated lipids offered lifestyle advice and/or lipid lowering medication X X Partial
Risk Factor screening CAD % patients with CAD who received FBS, lipid profile, BP measurement and obesity screening within the last 12 months X X Partial
Risk Factor screening HTN % patients with HTN who received FBS, lipid profile, renal function, BP measurement and obesity screening within the last 12 months X X Partial
Risk Factor Screening DM % patients with DM who received AIC, lipid profile, nephropathy screening, BP measurement and obesity screening within 12 months X X Partial
DM Glycemic control % patients with DM with HbA1C 7.0% or less X X  
Vision screening in DM % patients with DM who saw an ophthalmologist or optometrist within 24 months X X X