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Table 1 Primary outcome measures

From: Improving patient adherence to lifestyle advice (IMPALA): a cluster-randomised controlled trial on the implementation of a nurse-led intervention for cardiovascular risk management in primary care (protocol)

Outcome measure Instrument (Number of items, reference, validated yes/no) Analysis
Fruit and Vegetables 8 items; [66]; Validated questionnaire mean sum score; proportion meeting recommendations
Fat intake 35 items; [67] Validated questionnaire mean sum score
Physical exercise 15 items; [68, 69]; validated questionnaire, modified Dutch version of the CHAMPS has not been validated. mean; proportion meeting recommendations
Smoking 2 items; [70]; Validated questionnaire proportion smoking
Alcohol consumption 2 items; [71]; validated questionnaire proportion meeting recommendations
Adherence to medical treatment 5 items; (MARS) [72], not validated mean
Cholesterol level [6] Measured by nurse mean score, proportion above recommendation
Blood pressure [6] Measured by nurse mean score, proportion above recommendation
Body Mass Index [6] Measured by nurse mean score, proportion above recommendation
10-year risk of CVD based on patient's sex, age, blood pressure, cholesterol and smoking behaviour; [73]; mean score, proportion above recommendation