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Table 5 Within group effects: Planned risk reduction strategies across with the decision aid

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

Planned CHD Interventions In Decision Aid Group (n = 41)
  Baseline Post-DA Absolute Difference (95% CI) *
BP med, if HTN (n = 13) 8% 54% +46% (9% to 75%)
Cholesterol med, If abnormal chol (n = 19) 5% 26% +21% (-5% to 47%)
Smoking cessation, if smoking (n = 19) 21% 37% +16% (-15% to 44%)
Aspirin, If high risk (> 10%; n = 17) 6% 53% +47% (19% to 72%)
Diet low in saturated fat, all (n = 41) 27% 37% +10% (-8% to 27%)
Exercise regularly, all (n = 41) 29% 34% +5% (-12% to 21%)
  1. *Exact binomial 95% CI