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Table 5 Community linkages

From: Questionnaire of chronic illness care in primary care-psychometric properties and test-retest reliability

Satisfaction with the exchange of information with:* T0 (n = 109)
mean (SD)
Tx1 (n = 85)
mean (SD)
Tx2 (n = 85)
mean (SD)
Wilcoxon matched pair test, p-valuea Test-retest reliability: Spearman rho
      r p-valueb
Other GP practices 2.35 (0.94) 2.39 (0.98) 2.20 (0.95) 0.04 0.62 < 0.01
Specialist practices 2.31 (0.77) 2.35 (0.84) 2.33 (0.72) 0.75 0.62 < 0.01
Psychotherapists 3.13 (0.95) 3.02 (0.98) 3.09 (1.03) 0.67 0.60 < 0.01
Physiotherapists/occupational therapists 2.95 (0.83) 2.59 (0.82) 2.67 (0.89) 0.32 0.52 < 0.01
Nursing homes 2.46 (0.86) 2.50 (0.89) 2.60 (0.95) 0.31 0.55 < 0.01
Medical supply stores 2.80 (0.87) 2.77 (0.85) 2.83 (0.89) 0.47 0.62 < 0.01
Pharmacies 2.14 (0.95) 2.09 (0.92) 2.13 (0.97) 0.75 0.59 < 0.01
Hospitals 2.50 (0.85) 2.50 (0.81) 2.57 (0.77) 0.35 0.58 < 0.01
Rehabilitation facilities 2.57 (0.86) 2.56 (0.83) 2.55 (0.83) 0.87 0.50 < 0.01
  1. * Five-point scale ranging from 1 "very satisfied" to 5 "very unsatisfied"
  2. a Statistical significance of differences: P ≤ 0.05; b Statistical significance of differences: P ≤ 0.01
  3. Tx1, Tx2, measurement points for the re-test