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Table 4 Information on the PACIC domains and overall PACIC score

From: The Patients Assessment Chronic Illness Care (PACIC) questionnaire in The Netherlands: a validation study in rural general practice

  Overall
PACIC
score
Patient
activation
Delivery
system/practice
design
Goal setting/
tailoring
Problem
solving/
contextual
Follow-up/
coordination
Number of items in the domain 20 3 3 5 4 5
Available sample for data-analysis 114 130 132 123 118 124
Patients with missing scores on more than one third of the items
(% of total number of patients)
31% 21% 20% 25% 28% 25%
Mean value (SD) for all responders 2.9 (1.0) 3.2 (1.3) 3.5 (1.2) 2.5 (1.1) 3.3 (1.4) 3.1 (1.1)
Mean value (SD) for diabetes patients 3.2 (1.0) 3.4 (1.2) 3.9 (1.1) 2.9 (1.1) 2.5 (1.3) 2.0 (0.8)
Mean value (SD) for COPD patients 2.3 (0.8) 3.0 (1.3) 3.0 (1.2) 1.8 (0.8) 3.0 (1.4) 2.7 (1/1)
Effect of aggregated Europep score (b coefficient, p-value) 0.72
(p < 0.004)
0.88
(p < 0.003)
0.88
(p < 0.002)
0.50
(p < 0.064)
0.87
(p < 0.011)
0.74
(p < 0.009)
Effect of aggregated enablement score (b coefficient, SD) -1.13
(p < 0.000)
-0.06
(p < 0.801)
-0.15
(p < 0.000)
-1.13
(p < 0.001)
-0.20
(p < 0.000)
-0.08
(p < 0.030)
Cronbach's alpha for internal consistency 0.93 0.85 0.75 0.81 0.87 0.71
Intra class coefficient (absolute agreement) 0.91 0.85 0.66 0.76 0.86 0.66