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Table 1 Patient assessment of the topical sections in the Kardio-Pass

From: Development and evaluation of a patient passport to promote self-management in patients with heart diseases

Topical section Item(s) assessed Strongly disagree
% (n)
Disagree
% (n)
Agree
% (n)
Strongly agree
% (n)
Instructions for use, table of contents, patient data, allergies, emergency contact, coagulation management Comprehensibility    33.3 (21) 66.7 (42)
Doctors and institutions providing treatment (six stamp fields), overview of follow-up appointments Comprehensibility 1.7 (1) 5.1 (3) 28.8 (17) 64.4 (38)
Cardiac diagnosis, concomitant diagnoses, stent intervention(s) and location(s), echocardiography findings, image of coronary arteries Comprehensibility   14.3 (9) 34.9 (22) 50.8 (32)
Usefulness of image of coronary arteries   14.5 (9) 35.5 (22) 50.0 (31)
Cardiovascular risk profile over time (body weight, waist circumference, smoking status, blood pressure, blood glucose, HbA1c, serum lipids) Comprehensibility   4.7 (3) 40.6 (26) 54.7 (35)
Blood pressure and heart rate monitoring values, option for graphical display Comprehensibility   3.3 (2) 26.2 (16) 70.5 (43)
Medications and dosage schedule (medication plan) Comprehensibility    33.3 (21) 66.7 (42)
Information regarding the time after the rehabilitation intervention (e.g., advice on participation in a heart group, nutrition and relaxation courses) Comprehensibility   1.6 (1) 36.1 (22) 62.3 (38)
Usefulness of information   3.3 (2) 36.1 (22) 60.7 (37)
Heart group participation (place, time, training frequencies), intensified aftercare courses (place, time) Comprehensibility   3.9 (2) 33.3 (17) 62.7 (32)
Physical activities (recommendations, objectives, action planning), diary for physical activities Comprehensibility   3.4 (2) 39.0 (23) 57.6 (34)
Usefulness of recommendations   11.5 (7) 32.8 (20) 55.7 (34)
Schematic illustration of heart attack signs, information about what to do in an emergency Usefulness of information   3.1 (2) 23.1 (15) 73.8 (48)