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Table 3 Between group effects of the decision aid: Presence of patient-provider discussions and specific plans for CHD prevention

From: The impact of a decision aid about heart disease prevention on patients' discussions with their doctor and their plans for prevention: a pilot randomized trial

  Control Group
(n = 34)
Decision Aid Group
(n = 41)
Absolute difference
(95% CI)*
CHD discussion with their doctor 24% 40% 16%
(-4 to +37%)
Have a specific plan to reduce CHD risk and discuss it with their doctor 24% 37% 13%
(-7% to +34%)
Have a specific plan to reduce CHD risk regardless of whether they discuss it with their doctor 74% 90% 16%
(-1% to +33%)
  1. *Pearson chi-square tests