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Table 1 Characteristics of included studies in the systematic review

From: Awareness and perceived risk of cardiovascular disease among individuals living with rheumatoid arthritis is low: results of a systematic literature review

Author, year n Assessment format Location Study objective
Bartels, 2016 [10] 15 Interview USA Examined CVD preventive care processes from RA patient and provider perspectives to identify targets for future interventions
Boo, 2017 [12] 200 Questionnaire Korea Evaluated patient knowledge of CVD and comparison of perceived risk and actual CVD risk
Boo, 2016 [11] 208 Questionnaire Korea Determined if patient perceived risk of CVD was associated with actual risk of CVD
Frølund, 2015 [15] 14 Interview Denmark Evaluated effectiveness of a nurse-led screening for CVD in RA
van Breukelen-van der Stoep, 2015 [14] 111 Questionnaire Netherlands Evaluated self-reported adherence to CVD prevention strategies
John, 2009 [13] 130 Questionnaire USA Validated two parallel versions of the Heart Disease Fact Questionnaire-Rheumatoid Arthritis (HDAQ-RA) for use in clinical practice
  1. *Boo et al. 2016 and 2017 analyzed the same patient population