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Table 3 Descriptive data on the study sample

From: Psychometric properties of the patient assessment of chronic illness care measure: acceptability, reliability and validity in United Kingdom patients with long-term conditions

Characteristic Values are % or mean (SD)
Gender Male 51.3
Age 18 to 49 17.5
  50 to 64 30.8
  65 to 74 28.4
  75+ 23.3
Self reported long-term conditions
  One 20.5
  Two 28.3
  Three 20.5
  Four or more 30.6
Main professional responsible for care of long-term conditions*
  Primary care (GP or nurse) 86.2
  Other 13.8
Highly satisfied with primary care   56.2
Shared decision making (HCCQ)   71.8 (26.2)
High rating of shared decision making (HCCQ)   48.1
Quality of care for long-term conditions (QIPP)   3.3 (0.67)
  1. *9.4% of patients did not identify a ‘main professional.