Table 3—

Differences in cardiovascular risk factor levels, patient satisfaction, and quality of care with a 1-point increment in the sum of care processes

OutcomeMean differenceLower 95% posterior boundUpper 95% posterior bound
Cardiometabolic risk factor levels
    SBP (mmHg)−0.55−2.491.47
    A1C (%)0.06−0.200.33
    HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)0.71−0.411.89
    LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)−4.51−7.58−1.46
    CHD risk score (%)*−0.62−1.610.32
Patient satisfaction scales
    CHS (2–6 scale)0.150.050.26
    GNC (2–6 scale)0.070.000.13
    HDC (4–12 scale)0.320.120.51
    Quality-of-care rating (1–5 scale)0.220.130.32
  • Excludes participants without baseline chart data (3,107) or missing exposures (3,107 missing all exposures, plus 87 additional participants missing only influenza vaccination).

  • *

    * Difference in 10-year predicted probability of a CHD event (24,25).

  • Likert-style rating system: 1 = ′poor;′ 2 = ′fair;′ 3 = ′good;′ 4 = ′very good;′ 5 = ′excellent.′