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Table 3 Clinical efficacy of CPPs compared to PCPs

From: Advanced Practice Pharmacists: a retrospective evaluation of the efficacy and cost of ClinicaL Pharmacist PractitionErs managing ambulatory Medicare patients in North Carolina (APPLE-NC)

  CPP PCP p-value*
Number (%) of patients with BP at goal
 Beginning of study 36 (57.1) 30 (47.6) 0.48
 End of Study 40 (63.5) 29 (46.0)
Number (%) of patients with HgbA1c at goal
 Beginning of study 2 (7.1) 22 (61.1) 0.21
 End of Study 7 (25.0) 23 (63.9)
Number (%) of patients with pain at goal
 BPI score decreased by 1 point 26 (55.3) 13 (41.9) 0.30
 BPI score decreased by 2 points 20 (40.4) 10 (32.2) 0.47
  1. *p-value calculated using Difference in Differences test