Table 2

Baseline counselling session chart flow

Intervention groupEstimated timeControl groupEstimated time
Video 1: National Heart Foundation of Australia1 minVideo 1: National Heart Foundation of Australia1 min
Video 2: information on cardiovascular disease and AAC3.5 minVideo 2: information on cardiovascular disease3 min
Letter with visual and pictorial representation of their AAC scan results
Biochemistry and blood pressure results
Letter to the GP regarding the study
5 minLetter without AAC scan results
Biochemistry and blood pressure results
5 min
Video 3: dietary and lifestyle information7 minVideo 3: dietary and lifestyle information7 min
 Further information
  • Booklet on dietary and lifestyle information

  • Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

5 min Further information
  • Booklet on dietary and lifestyle information

  • FAQ

5 min
Face-to-face conversation with investigator5 minFace-to-face conversation with investigator5 min
Postcounselling health status questionnaire3 minPostcounselling health status questionnaire3 min
Total time29.5 minTotal time29 min
  • Information in italic represent the differences between intervention and control groups

  • AAC, abdominal aortic calcification; GP, general practitioner.