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Table 2 Mean change in CVD risk factors among subjects enrolled for primary prevention of CVDs at 1 year follow up

From: Task shifting of cardiovascular risk assessment and communication by nurses for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in a tertiary health care setting of Northern India

S.NoCVD risk factorNBaselinePost interventionMean change (95% CI)% Changet statisticP valveCohen’s d
Mean ± 1 SDMean ± 1SD
1.Systolic BP (mmHg)
 Male201140.94 ± 17.51128.16 ± 14.28−12.78 (−15.41, −10.14)−9.069.55.010.79
 Female159136.57 ± 17.00125.91 ± 11.83−10.66 (−13.14,-8.18)−7.808.49.010.72
 Total360139.01 ± 17.40127.16 ± 13.29−11.84 (−13.67, −10.01)−8.5211.68.010.76
2Diastolic BP (mmHg)
 Male20188.49 ± 12.5282.60 ± 9.16−5.88 (−7.71,-4.05)−6.656.33.010.53
 Female15985.21 ± 10.2980.48 ± 8.56−4.72 (−6.48,-2.97)−5.555.31.010.49
 Total36087.04 ± 11.6981.66 ± 8.95−5.38 (−6.65, −4.09)− 6.187.52.010.51
3.RBS (mg/dl)
 Male148139.16 ± 66.31128.42 ± 42.93−10.73 (−20.47,-1.00)−7.712.18.030.19
 Female116148.73 ± 66.57135.38 ± 47.10−13.34 (−24.25,-2.43)−8.972.42.010.23
 Total264143.36 ± 66.47131.48 ± 44.86−11.88 (−19.10, −4.66,)−8.282.68.010.20
4.FTND score285.35 ± 2.462.64 ± 1.982.71 (1.89,3.53)50.656.82<.011.2
  1. Cohen’s d: small (0.2), medium (0.5) and large (0.8)