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Table 2 List of primary outcomes used in the PRO-AGE study at the follow-up: health behaviour and preventative care use

From: The PRO-AGE study: an international randomised controlled study of health risk appraisal for older persons based in general practice

Domain One-year outcome analysis (all sites) Two-year outcome analysis (Solothurn only)
Health behaviour
-Accident prevention Driving without using seat belt [22] Driving without using seat belt [2]
-Alcohol use Possible hazardous or harmful alcohol use: based on age-and gender-specific limits of quantity and frequency of use [23] Possible hazardous alcohol use: ≥ 2 drinks/day [2]
-Nutrition intake Consumption of >2 high-fat food items per day [24] Daily consumption of high-fat food items [2]
  Consumption of <5 fruit/fibre items per day [24] Less than daily consumption of fruit and fibre items [2]
-Physical activity Moderate or strenuous activity < 5 times/week [25] Physical activity < 5 times/week [2]
-Tobacco use Current tobacco use [5] Current tobacco use [2]
Preventative care use [21]
-Blood pressure Self-report: blood pressure control in previous year Medical record: blood pressure control in previous year
-Breast cancer screening Self-report: mammography in previous 2 years n.a.
-Cholesterol Self-report: cholesterol measurement in previous 5 years Medical record: cholesterol measurement in previous 5 years
-Colon cancer screening Self-report: faecal occult blood test in previous year Medical record: faecal occult blood test in previous year
-Dental care Self-report: dental check in previous year n.a.
-Diabetes screening Self-report: blood glucose measurement in previous 3 years Medical record: blood glucose measurement in previous 3 years
-Hearing examination Self-report: hearing check-up in previous year n.a.
-Influenza immunisation Self-report: influenza vaccination in previous year Medical record: influenza vaccination in previous year
-Pneumococcal immunisation Self-report: pneumococcal vaccination (ever) Medical record: pneumococcal vaccination (ever)
-Vision examination Self-report: vision check-up in previous year n.a.
  1. PRO-AGE: PRevention in Older people – Assessment in GEneralists' practices
  2. n.a. denotes not available