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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of practices and patients participating in IDOCC

From: Intracluster correlation coefficients for sample size calculations related to cardiovascular disease prevention and management in primary care practices

Characteristic n (%)
Practice Level (N = 84 practices)
Use Electronic Medical Records 41 (48.8%)
Practice structure  
Single physician 33 (39.3%)
Multi-Physician Group Practice 51 (60.7%)
Physician remuneration  
Fee for service 45 (52.4%)
Capitation 27 (32.9%)
Salary- Community Health Centres 12 (14.6%)
Practice setting  
Urban practice 70 (83.3%)
Rural practice 14 (16.7%)
Patient Level (N = 5,140 patients)
Age (mean, SD) 66 (12)
Male (n, %) 2,493 (48.6%)
Baseline clinical conditions/risk factors  
Coronary Artery Disease (n,%) 1573 (30.6%)
Peripheral Vascular Disease (n,%) 327 (6.4%)
Stroke/TIA (n, %) 666 (13.0%)
Diabetes (n, %) 2404 (46.8%)
Chronic Kidney Disease (n, %) 975 (19.0%)
Dyslipidemia (n, %) 4289 (83.6%)
Hypertension (n, %) 3959 (77.1%)
Current Smoker (n, %) 1082 (21.1%)