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Table 3 Characteristics of the included studies

From: Prognostic value of patient-reported outcome measures in adult heart-transplant patients: a systematic review

Author Study design PROM measurement Period of enrollment Mean age
(SD)
Gender Participation in the study by eligible individuals Proportion of patients that completed PROM Country
Delgado, 2015 Multicenter Observational
Prospective
At 6, 12, 36, 60, and 120 months after HT December 2010 and December 2011 56.4 (11.4) 77.9% male
22.1% female
331 of 350 (94.57%) 86.6% (303 of 350 HT patients) Spain
Farmer, 2013* Multicenter Observational
Prospective
At enrollment before HT and every 6 months during follow-up. The average follow-up per patient was 2.5 years July 1, 1990 to June 30, 1999 54 (–) 79% male
21% female
597 of 885 (67%) 93.0% (555 of 597 HT patients) USA
Harper, 1998 Observational
Prospective
At enrollment before HT From November 1989 to June 1994 53.16 (11.19) 86% male
14% female
90 of 136 (66%) 100% (90 of 90 HT patients) USA
O’Brien, 1987 Observational
Prospective at 2 medical centers
Before HT, once patients where accepted for HT at 3 months intervals
After HT at 3 months intervals during 4.5 years
From April 1982 to 30 June 1985 42.8 (–) 92.8% male
7.2% female
73 of 221 (33%) 100% (73 of 73 HT patients) UK
White-Williams, 2013* Retrospective analysis of a prospective longitudinal study at 4 medical centers* At 5 and 10 years after HT July 1, 1990 to June 30, 1999 53.8 (–) 78% male
22% female
597 of 884 (68%) 39% (216 of 555 HT patients) USA
  1. *Same cohort of HT patients