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Table 3 Involvement of patients in the preparation/organisation of the patient education activities (a)

From: Making patient centered care a reality: a survey of patient educational programs in Italian Cancer Research and Care Institutes

  Type of Patient Education activities
  Classes (present in 10 institutes) PE handout (present in 10 institutes) CIS (Cancer Information Service) (present in 7 institutes) Continuing learning (present in 9 institutes) Wellness classes (present in 9 institutes) Caregiver support (present in 8 institutes) Groups of mutual support (present in 8 institutes)
Yes 6 (60 %) 7 (70 %) n.a. 3 (33 %) 3 (33 %) 3 (37 %) 3 (37 %)
No 4 (40 %) 3 (30 %) n.a. 6 (67 %) 6 (67 %) 5 (63 %) 5 (63 %)
  1. aThe total of each column/type of PE activity, is different according to the presence or absence of the activity in the institute, corresponding to the ICPEG institute which answered yes in the Table 1