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Table 2 Percent of primary care providers who report “Almost always” engaging in chronic illness management support behaviors, based upon CS-PAM scores

From: The role of primary care providers in patient activation and engagement in self-management: a cross-sectional analysis

  CS-PAM Tercile
Lowest Middle Highest
(n = 62) (n = 56) (n = 53)
Make sure the patient is involved in setting the agenda for the visit 17.2 36.2 46.5***
Check on progress patient is making toward behavioral goals 18.6 35.6 45.8***
Ask the patient about their personal preferences about treatment options 21.8 33.3 44.8***
Actively involve the patient in problem-solving and planning for how they will manage their health in daily life 13.6 30.5 55.9***
Ask how their chronic illness affects their life 18.2 27.3 54.6
Talked to new patients about what you expect from them as patients 27.3 31.8 40.9
Talked to new patients about what they can expect from you as their clinician 20.5 28.2 51.3*
  1. Tercile 1: 0–58.5, Tercile 2: 58.6–69.9, Tercile 3: 70.0–100.0
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001