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Table 4 Dimensions and demarcations upon which to base a set of core services

From: What primary health care services should residents of rural and remote Australia be able to access? A systematic review of “core” primary health care services

Dimensions Demarcations
1. Function of service 1.1 Getting people better
1.2 Keeping people well
2. Gender 2.1 Male
2.2 Female
3. Life Span 3.1 Pre natal
3.2 Birth
3.3 Baby
3.4 Child
3.5 Youth
3.6 Adult
3.7 Elderly (including end of life)
4. Target of service 4.1 Individual
4.2 Group (including couple, family, and community)
5. Type of Presentation 5.1 Acute
5.2 Chronic
6. Aspect of Body 6.1 Physical
6.2 Mental
  6.3 Dental