Table 2. Biometric and Lifestyle Risk Factors Tracked Through Intervention
MeasureReported from Last Available in EHRReported from HBC Flow Sheet (Self-Reported Data From Each Coaching Call)Program Goal
BMI (kg/m2)X<30
Blood pressure (mmHg)X<130/85
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)X<200
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL)X≤100
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)X≥40 For men, ≥50 for women
Triglycerides (mg/dL)X<150
Frequency of aspirin useX100% Adherent if recommended
Frequency of blood pressure medication useX100% Adherent if recommended
Frequency of statin useX100% Adherent if recommended
Fruit and vegetable servings eaten each day (n)X≥5
Physical activity/week (min)X≥150
Tobacco statusXNever or quit
Overall stress on a scale from 1–10*X1–3
  • * 1 = Not stressed at all, 10 = very stressed.

  • BMI, body mass index; EHR, electronic health record; HBC, HeartBeat Connections program; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein.