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Table 1 Duration of primary preventive activities in family practice to prevent cardiovascular diseases in seconds (based on n = 56 video-taped general practice visits in 2007/2008)

From: Primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases: a cost study in family practices

  Duration
  Mean (SD)
Family history 23.7 (13.8)
Lifestyle history 24.1 (21.7)
Cardiovascular risk profiling 244.0 (172.5)
Blood pressure measurement 105.7 (54.8)
Blood test related activity 71.1 (22.2)
Lifestyle counselling 46.1 (47.1)