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Table 2 Data collection and investigations during each study visit

From: Cardiovascular disease prevention in rural Nigeria in the context of a community based health insurance scheme: QUality Improvement Cardiovascular care Kwara-I (QUICK-I)

Month 0 3 6 9 12
Demographic data X     
Socioeconomic data X     
Co morbidities X     
Cardiovascular risk factors X   X   X
Transport costs X X X X X
Drug use for cardiovascular disease (prevention) and side effects X X X X X
Morisky adherence questionnaire [40] X X X X X
Rose angina pectoris questionnaire [41, 42] X     
Quality of life using the 12-Item Short Form Health Survey (SF-12) [43] X     X
Health care utilization and health care expenditures   X X X X
Cardiovascular events   X X X X
Physical Examination (height, weight, hip and waist circumference, blood pressure, heart rate) X X X X X
Blood tests: (potassium, creatinine, lipid profile) X     X
Blood tests: glucose X X* X* X* X
Urine tests (microalbuminuria, proteinuria**) X     X
Electrocardiogram X     X
  1. *Only for diabetic patients
  2. ** Only if microalbuminuria test result is out of range at upper measuring range