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Table 1 Data items that were extracted across included studies

From: Acceptability of predictive testing for ischemic heart disease in those with a family history and the impact of results on behavioural intention and behaviour change: a systematic review

Items of study

Data items extracted


Aim, source of funding and ethical approval.


Study design and setting, sample size, participant characteristics (including demographic data), defined family history, patient and public involvement, intervention(s) and predictive test(s) used.


Any quantitative or qualitative outcome measuring willingness to take a predictive test and the effect of test results on risk reducing behaviours and subsequent outcomes, including but not restricted to smoking cessation, dietary modification, physical activity modification, treatment/medication adherence, weight loss and serum lipid profile.