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Table 1 Outcomes measured at baseline, after 6 weeks and 6 months.

From: A mobile phone-based care model for outpatient cardiac rehabilitation: the care assessment platform (CAP)

Outcome Measures

Measurement tools

Primary Outcome Measure


Adherence to physical activity guidelines.

Active Australia Survey [17]

Walking activity measured with a pedometer over 7 days

6 minute walk test

Secondary Outcome Measures


   Risk factors:


   Body Mass Index (BMI)

Measured at the cardiac rehabilitation centre and Queensland Medical Laboratories according to standard procedures and recorded in a Cardiac Rehabilitation Assessment tool

   blood pressure




   alcohol intake


   Full Blood Count (FBC), lipids, HbA1c, Haemoglobin


   Psychological Functioning

Kessler 10 [18]

   Nutrition Status

Diet Habits Questionnaire [19]

   Quality of Life

European Quality of Life-5 Dimensions (EQ-5D) Health Outcome questionnaire [20]

The Seattle Angina Questionnaire [21]

Medication Compliance

Self report

Satisfaction & Usability

Questionnaire for the patients and clinical staff

Morbidity and Mortality

Unplanned re-admission and Mortality obtained from Queensland Health Hospital Based Computer Information System (HBCIS)

Process Indicators:



Staff time reports on Care Continuum Suite (CCS) system, projected equipment and facility costs are collected from the hospital's financial database, other technology costs are calculated from the project's financial records or estimated from the current market values

Drop-out rates in the control and intervention groups, numbers/percentage of people who did/did not consent to participate in the trial

Trial recruitment spreadsheet

Median time return-to-work/return to work

Patient self-report