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Table 4 Distribution of means and standard deviations of coordination indicators, Brazilian municipalities, 2007.

From: Health services performance for TB treatment in Brazil: a cross-sectional study

Indicators of Coordination Southeastern cities Northeastern cities
  RP SJRP ITA FS CG
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Does the professional from the HU get your medical records during the consultation? 4.97 ± 0.30 4.89 ± 0.50 4.88 ± 0.61 4.97 ± 0.22 4.85 ± 0.70
When you need the results of your examinations are they available at the HU? 4.87 ± 0.69 4.73 ± 1.82 4.88 ± 0.50 4.42 ± 1.26 4.55 ± 1.00
Are you advised about scheduling your follow-up appointment at the HU? 4.96 ± 0.40 4.93 ± 0.49 4.86 ± 0.72 4.92 ± 0.56 4.84 ± 0.66
Total Indicator of Coordination 4.93 ± 0.49a 4.85 ± 0.62ab 4.87 ± 0.61ab 4.77 ± 0.84b 4.75 ± 0.81b
Coordination by region 4.88 ± 0.58* 4.76 ± 0.83*
  1. RP - Ribeirão Preto; FS - Feira de Santana; CG - Campina Grande; SJRP - São José do Rio Preto; ITA - Itaboraí.
  2. No statistical differences were found among averages followed by the same letter in columns according to the Tukey test, with significance set at 5%.
  3. *Student t-test - p < 0.05