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Table 1 Origins of the generic questions (dimension in the source questionnaires) and their status in the ten-item version

From: The Generic Short Patient Experiences Questionnaire (GS-PEQ): identification of core items from a survey in Norway

  Generic questions Source questionnaire (Original dimension) Selected question
4 Did the clinicians talk to you in a way that was easy to understand? • NORPEQa (Unidimensional)
• OPEQb (Communication)
• PEPCc (Physicians)
• CAMHSd (Clinicians)
X
5 Do you have confidence in the clinicians' professional competence? • NORPEQa (Unidimensional)
• OPEQb (Communication)
• PEPCc (Physicians)
X
6 To what degree did you perceive that the clinicians cared about you? • NORPEQa (Unidimensional)
• OPEQb (Communication)
• PEPCc (Physicians)
• CAMHSd (Clinicians)
 
7 Did you perceive the clinicians to be interested in your description of your situation? • NORPEQa (Unidimensional)
• PIPEQe (Unidimensional)
• OPEQb (Communication)
• POPEQf (Clinician interaction)
• PEPCc (Physicians)
• CAMHSd (Clinicians)
 
8 Did you get enough time to talk and interact with the clinicians? • PIPEQe (Unidimensional)
• OPEQb (Communication)
• POPEQf (Clinician interaction)
• CAMHSd (Clinicians)
 
9 Did the other staff talk to you in a way that was easy to understand? • PEPCc (Nurses)  
10 Do you have confidence in the other staff's professional skills? • NORPEQa (Unidimensional)  
11 To what degree did you perceive that the other staff cared about you? • NORPEQa (Unidimensional)
• PEPCc (Nurses)
 
12 Did you perceive the other staff to be interested in your description of your situation? • NORPEQa (Unidimensional)
• PIPEQe (Unidimensional)
• PEPCc (Nurses)
 
13 Did you get enough time to talk and interact with the other staff? • PIPEQ (Unidimensional)  
14 Were you told as much as you considered necessary about how tests or examinations would be carried out? • NORPEQa (Unidimensional)
• OPEQb (Information)
• PEPCc (Information - tests)
 
15 Did you get sufficient information about your diagnosis/your afflictions? • PIPEQe (Unidimensional)
• OPEQb (Information)
• POPEQf (Information)
• PEPCc (Information - tests)
X
16 Did you perceive the treatment you received as suited to your situation? • PIPEQe (Unidimensional)
• POPEQf (Clinician interaction)
X
17 Were you involved in any decisions regarding your treatment? • PIPEQe (Unidimensional)
• OPEQb (Information)
• POPEQf (Clinician interaction)
• CAMHSd (Information and involvement)
X
18 Did you perceive the institution's work as well organised? • OPEQb (Organisation)
• PEPCc (Organisation)
X
19 Did you perceive that the institution prepared you for the time after the treatment was finished? • PIPEQe (Unidimensional)
• OPEQb (Information)
• PEPCc (Information - discharge)
 
20 Do you find that the institution has co-operated well with other public services (e.g. your GP, NAVf, or district nurse)? • An extension of item 19 to capture also activities that facilitate service co-ordination across levels of care  
21 Did you have to wait before you were admitted for services at the institution? • OPEQb, POPEQf, CAMHSd. Single item increasingly used for comparison with administrative data X
22 Did you get the impression that the hospital equipment was in good order? • OPEQb (Standard)
• PEPCc (Standard)
 
23 Did you get the impression that the hospital was otherwise in good order? • OPEQb (Standard)
• PEPCc (Standard)
 
24 Overall, was the help and treatment you received at the institution satisfactory? • NORPEQa (Unidimensional) X
25 Overall, what benefit have you had from the care at the institution? • POPEQf (Outcome)
• CAMHSd (Outcome)
X
26 Do you believe that you were in any way given the wrong treatment (according to your own judgment)? • NORPEQa, OPEQb, PEPCc. Single item increasingly used for comparison with administrative data X
  1. a: Nordic Patient Experiences Questionnaire [13]
  2. b: Outpatient Experiences Questionnaire [14]
  3. c: Parents Experiences of Paediatric Care [17]
  4. d: Parent Assessment of Outpatient Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services [18]
  5. e: Psychiatric Inpatient Experiences Questionnaire [15]
  6. f: Psychiatric Outpatient Experiences Questionnaire [16]
  7. g:The Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration