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Table 2 Processes of care for the study population

From: The association between processes, structures and outcomes of secondary prevention care among VA ischemic heart disease patients

Processes of care N (%)
Recent hospitalization
Acute coronary syndrome hospitalization 534 (3.8%)
Percutaneous coronary intervention 213 (1.5%)
Coronary artery bypass graft surgery 284 (2.0%)
Outpatient visit history
Total number of visits, mean (STD) 8.7 (7.0)
Total number of primary care visits, mean (STD) 7.3 (6.2)
Total number of specialty care visits, mean (STD) 1.6 (3.3)
Primary care clinic visit 13,425 (95.1%)
Cardiology clinic visit 3,862 (27.4%)
Medication history
Total number of medications, mean (STD) 11.2 (6.0)
Aspirin prescription 7,051 (50.0%)
ACEi or ARB prescription 8,024 (56.8%)
β-blocker prescription 8,209 (58.2%)
CCB prescription 5,238 (37.1%)
Diuretic prescription 6,650 (47.1%)
Any lipid-lowering agent prescription 9,020 (63.9%)
Statin prescription 8,060 (57.1%)