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Figure 3.2. Flow of Participating Practices and Patients Through the SATIS-PHI/CRC Intervention Study (Text Description)

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Figure 3.2 is a flowchart of SATIS-PHI/CRC participants:

Total pool of practices and patients: 20 practices and 12,808 initially eligible patients.

Intervention group: 15 practices; 10,063 initially eligible patients minus 328 ineligible by electronic records, minus 73 ineligible by chart audit miinus 1,342 ineligible by SEA form equals 8,320 deemed eligible patients; 355 excluded eligible patients (55 undeliverables plus 300 opt-outs) equals study participant population of 7,965 intervention patients.

No randomization: 13 practices, 5,618 patients allocated to request card arm.

Randomization: 2 practices, 2,347 patients, of whom 1,877 patients were randomized to request card arm and 470 patients were randomized to stool test kit arm.

Control group: 5 practices; 2,745 initially eligible patients minus 60 ineligible by electronic records minus 23 ineligible by chart audit equals 2,662 deemed eligible patients.

Study participant population: 2,662 control patients; adjusted denominator equals 2,199 control patients.

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Current as of December 2010
Internet Citation: Figure 3.2. Flow of Participating Practices and Patients Through the SATIS-PHI/CRC Intervention Study (Text Description): Health Care Systems for Tracking Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests. December 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/crcscreeningrpt/crcscreenfig3-2txt.html