Table 1

Measurement of outcome variables at baseline (Time 1), post-intervention (Time 2), 12 months (Time 3), 24 months follow-up (Time 4)

Variable

Measurement tool

Inpatient Screening

1-2 weeks

post

discharge

TIME 1

6

Months

TIME 2

12

Months

TIME 3

24

months

TIME 4

Type of administration


Depression

Patient Health Questionnaire 9

CATI+


Two item screener [28]

CATI


Cardiac Depression Scale

CATI


Composite International Diagnostic Interview

CATI


HRQOL

Short Form 12

CATI


Physical activity

Active Australia Survey

Postal survey*


Saturated Fat Intake

Short Fat questionnaire

Postal survey*


Social Support

ENRICHD Social Support Inventory

CATI


Smoking

Cancer Council Food Frequency Questionnaire

Postal survey*


Alcohol

Cancer Council Food Frequency Questionnaire

Postal survey*


Medication

Self report/General Practitioner/data linkage

Postal survey,* medical records


Anxiety

General Anxiety Disorder-7

CATI


Medical co-morbidities

CATI


Biomedical and anthropometric measurements

Weight, height, waist circumference, Blood Pressure, lipids, fasting capillary blood glucose

Medical records


Employment

Employment status, absenteeism/productivity

CATI


CATI = Computer Assisted Telephone Interview; *An envelope containing self administered paper copies of each instrument is posted to the participant prior to their baseline telephone interview. The survey is to be completed on approximately the same day as baseline CATI interview to ensure consistency of information, and returned to the Project Manager. + In patient screening conducted face to face by nurses, using the PHQ9. Follow up PHQ9 administered via CATI at all assessment points thereafter

O'Neil et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2011 11:8   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-11-8

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