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Table 2 Site demographics by Country, CV ASPIRE study, Europe, 2011

From: Smoking cessation and the risk of cardiovascular disease outcomes predicted from established risk scores: Results of the Cardiovascular Risk Assessment among Smokers in Primary Care in Europe (CV-ASPIRE) Study

Characteristic Greece (N=38) Italy (N=31) Netherlands (N=35) Total (N=104)
Mean number of practitioners at site (range) 7.2 (1–20) 1.7 (1–6) 1.7 (1–5) 3.8 (1–20)
Mean typical patient volume per day (range) 127.4 (25–400) 28.0 (7–80) 42.5 (20–180) 71.1 (7–400)
Mean participating physician years of practice (range) 18.2 (10–35) 29.5 (11–44) 22.5 (5–40) 22.9 (5–44)
Participating physician smoking status, n (%)     
Smoker 0 (0.0%) 2 (6.9%) 2 (6.5%) 4 (4.1%)
Ex-smoker 12 (31.6%) 13 (44.8%) 11 (35.5%) 36 (36.7%)
Non-smoker 26 (68.4%) 14 (48.3%) 18 (58.1%) 58 (59.2%)
Mean total number of smoker patients 40 years or older screened to enroll 15 study patients (range) 27.0 (15–70) 23.8 (4–50) 22.5 (3–50) 24.7 (3–70)
Median time taken to enroll 15 patients (days), (range) 20.0 (3–90) 20.0 (0–365) 79.5 (3–365) 25.0 (0–365)
Mean number of patients that met inclusion/exclusion criteria but did not show interest in participating in study (range) 3.6 (0–15) 8.4 (0–30) 26. (0–15) 4.7 (0–30)