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Table 3 Descriptive analysis of the responses to the PACIC questionnaire

From: Adaptation and validation of the patient assessment of chronic illness care in the French context

Item % missing values % never % always Median Kurtosis Skweness
1. The GP asks about my ideas when we made a treatment plan 2.0% 39.5% 14.3% 3 -1.49 0.22
2. The GP helps me to make a treatment plan that I could do in my daily life 4.0% 34.7% 13.6% 3 -1.44 0.19
3. The GP gives me a copy of my treatment plan 2.0% 83.7% 2.7% 1 6.54 2.73
4. The GP gives me choices about treatment to think about 2.7% 52.4% 8.2% 1 -0.29 1.00
5. The GP thinks about my values and traditions when s/he recommends treatments to me 4.0% 73.5% 5.4% 1 1.94 1.81
6. The GP helps to plan ahead so I could take care of my illness even in hard times 2.0% 27.2% 11.6% 3 -1.27 0.14
7. The GP told me how my visits with other types of doctors help my treatment 3.3% 14.3% 51.7% 5 -0.54 -1.00
8. The GP shows me how what I do to take care of my illness influence my condition 3.3% 12.2% 42.9% 4 -0.54 -0.87
9. The GP asks me to talk about my goals in caring for my illness 3.3% 50.3% 6.1% 1 -0.05 1.07
10. The GP asks me questions about my health habits 2.7% 19.0% 18.4% 3 -1.06 -0.32
11. The GP helps me to list things that I can do to improve my health 2.0% 59.2% 8.2% 1 -0.35 1.05
12. The GP refers me to a dietician, health educator, or counsellor 2.7% 57.8% 4.1% 1 0.88 1.35
13. The GP encourages me to go to a specific group to help me with my chronic illnesses 2.0% 86.4% 0.7% 1 9.00 3.00
14. The GP encourages me to attend programs in the community that could help me 2.7% 92.5% 0.0% 1 14.60 3.88
15. The GP asks me how my chronic illnesses affect my life 2.0% 32.7% 12.2% 2 -0.89 0.60
16. The GP asks me to talk about any problems with my medicines or their effects 3.3% 15.6% 36.1% 4 -1.12 -0.49
17. The GP asks me if I am satisfied with the organisation of my care 2.0% 44.9% 14.3% 2 -1.33 0.46
18. The GP contacts me to know how things are going 2.0% 16.3% 33.3% 4 -0.99 -0.64
  1. GP: General practitioner.