Evidence Table 9. Proximal Clinical Outcome, Patient Attitudes: Randomized Controlled Trials

Author, yearDescription of study groupsTarget of interventionLength of F/UOutcomeOutcome self-reported by patients or providersNBaselineF/UChangeAdjustedQual. score
Patrick, 1999Medicare beneficiaries (enrolled in a HMO) randomized to preventive services package and to receive a health risk assessment for 2 yearsPatients24 monthsMean score health worry*PatientsBaseline: 12823.093.510.42 NR62
F/U: 1089 Low
Usual careBaseline: 12762.943.630.69
F/U: 1144

Larger values indicate worse health.

p = 0.047.

F/U = follow-up; HMO = health maintenance organization; NR = not reported.

Qual. Score = quality score (for assessments of study quality, each reviewer independently judged study quality and rated items on quality assessment forms, scores were calculated by adding quality scores and dividing them by the maximum score for any given category)

From: Appendix G: Evidence Tables

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Value of the Periodic Health Evaluation.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 136.
Boulware LE, Barnes GJ II, Wilson RF, et al.

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