Table 2.

Self-reported Screening

Item and Response CategoriesPercentage
“How frequently do you assess your adult patients who do not have an established diagnosis of heart disease for personal risk factors (history and lipid profile) related to coronary heart disease risk?” (N = 637)
    Never0
    Rarely1
    Occasionally7
    Usually56
    Always36
“Do you use a flow sheet or other tracking mechanism in your office chart system to track screening for heart disease prevention?” (N = 624)
    Never34
    Rarely15
    Occasionally15
    Usually21
    Always16
“At what age do you typically start lipid screening in women?” (N = 628)
    Under age 182
    18–2330
    24–3432
    35–397
    >4029
“At what age do you typically start lipid screening in men?” (N = 627)
    Under age 182
    18–2332
    24–3437
    35–3910
    >4019
“Who typically does the risk assessment?” (N = 639)
    Family physician89
    Staff0
    Combination11
“When you assess patients for coronary risk, how often do you use a coronary heart disease risk calculator?” (N = 628)
    Never42
    Rarely20
    Occasionally20
    Usually12
    Always5