Evid Based Nurs 1:59 doi:10.1136/ebn.1.2.59
  • Quality improvement

Reminder interventions increased women's use of mammography and Pap smear screening

Table 2

Letter plus chart reminder v letter alone*

Outcome Letterand chart reminder EER Letter alone CER RBI (95% CI) ABI |EER-CER| NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, ABI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Had mammogram 30.9% 26.5% 16.8% (3 to 33) 4.4% 23(12 to 129)
Had Pap smear 22.8% 19.4% 17.8% (0.8 to 38) 3.4% 29(15 to 585)

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