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Table 2 Components of the questionnaire survey

From: Task shifting of frontline community health workers for cardiovascular risk reduction: design and rationale of a cluster randomised controlled trial (DISHA study) in India

Survey Component Measures Source
Socio-demographic details of participant’s family Age, Sex, Marital Status, Religion, Education, Income, Occupation CARRS Surveillance Study (2012) [25]
Tobacco Consumption History, frequency and quantity of tobacco consumption, type of products used Adapted from Fagerstrom Test for Nicotine Dependence- Indian Adaptation [26, 27]
Alcohol Consumption History, frequency and quantity of tobacco consumption, type of products used Adapted from WHO AUDIT [28]
Physical Activity Levels of sedentary, moderate and vigorous activity levels & time spent doing activity Adapted from WHO [28] Steps [29]
Knowledge, Attitude & Practices about Blood Pressure Currently knowledge & attitude toward high blood pressure Specifically developed for study
Diet and Nutrition Food Habits and Consumption Few items adapted from WHO Steps [29] Few items specifically developed for purpose of the study
Medical History Hypertension/Diabetes/Diabetes – related complications/Hyperlipidemia/Heart Disease CARRS Surveillance Study (2012) [25]
Family History Mortality and/morbidity among participant’s family due to cardio-metabolic illness/risk factors CARRS Surveillance Study (2012) [25]
Treatment History & Expenditure Expenses for inpatient & outpatient treatment in last 12 months and current Specifically developed
Medications Name, dosage and disorder for which medication taken Specifically developed
Mental Health General well-being & distress Adapted in Indian settings [30]