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Table 4 Comparison of top five priorities per location

From: The ideal healthcare: priorities of people with chronic conditions and their carers

Location and number of groups Top five priorities Final Rank Location and number of groups Top five priorities Final Rank
Logan-Beaudesert (urban - n = 4) 1. Continuity and coordinated care 32.50 Northern Rivers (semi-rural n = 3) 1. Patient-centred care 35.00
2. Affordability 31.00 2. Continuity and coordinated care 31.00
2. Access 31.00 3. Affordability 25.00
3. Patient-centred care 27.00 4. Carer related issues 24.50
4. Quality of service delivery 21.50 5. Health promotion 22.50
5. Legislative changes 18.50   
Mt Isa (rural - n = 2) 1. Access 36.00 Perth (urban - n = 2) 1. Access 32.00
2. Affordability 32.00 2. Continuity and coordinated care 31.00
3. Continuity and coordinated care 29.00 3. Education and information 27.00
4. Quality of service delivery 28.00 4. Legislative changes 26.00
5. Legislative changes 21.50 5. Affordability 25.00
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