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Table 5 Percent of total variation attributable to health centre level and individual patient level characteristics

From: Variation in quality of preventive care for well adults in Indigenous community health centres in Australia

  Percent of total variation in outcome measures attributable to:
Outcome measure Health centre level
characteristics
Individual client level characteristics
Adherence to delivery of preventive services   
Basic measurements done   
   Weight 29% 71%
   Height 30% 70%
   BMI 47% 53%
   Waist circumference 42% 58%
   Blood pressure 22% 78%
Laboratory investigations done   
   Urinalysis 24% 76%
   Blood glucose level 21% 79%
   Pap smear (women only) 20% 80%
   STI: PCR for gonorrhoea & chlamydia 39% 61%
   STI: Syphilis serology 43% 57%
Oral health check done 44% 56%
Brief interventions/advice done   
   Smoking 28% 72%
   Nutrition 35% 65%
   Alcohol 30% 70%
   Physical activity 42% 58%
   Mood (emotional well-being) 34% 66%
Overall adherence 31% 69%
Follow up of abnormal findings   
Proportion of adults with abnormal BP who had repeated BP check or documented plan to repeat BP 13% 87%
Proportion of adults with abnormal urine tests who had ACR tests or documented plan to test ACR 33% 67%
Proportion of adults with abnormal glucose tests who had repeated glucose tests or documented plan to repeat 38% 62%
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