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Healthy Communities: Coordination of health care – experiences with GP care among patients aged 45 and over, 2016 - Technical Note - Appendix B: Derivation of measures

Healthy Communities: Coordination of health care – experiences with GP care among patients aged 45 and over, 2016

Appendix B: Derivation of measures

This table shows the proportion of patients who returned a Survey response but did not answer each of the following data items and have been excluded from publication for that particular measure.

Measures Not stated (%)
Whether has usual GP or place of care N/A
Care setting 0.0
Whether has usual GP N/A
Length of time as patient of usual GP 0.4
Whether has a usual place of care 0.4
Usual place of care setting 1.5
Quality of care from usual GP or usual place of care in the preceding 12 months 1.2
How often usual GP or others in usual place of care involved patient in decisions about care in the preceding 12 months 1.4
Whether usual GP or others in usual place of care asked about things in work or life that affected health in the preceding 12 months 1.9
How often patient felt that their usual GP or others in their usual place of care explained test results in a way they could understand in the preceding 12 months 1.2
How comfortable patient felt talking with their usual GP or others in their usual place of care about personal problems related to their health in the preceding 12 months 1.7
Self-assessed health status 0.7

N/A: All respondents answered these questions or a response was imputed based on answers to other questions in the Survey.

Note: People who responded that they had a usual GP but were not stated for all questions regarding a usual place of care were regarded as only having a usual GP for ‘care setting’.