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Table 2 Individual and total primary care attributes scores reported by respondents by type of healthcare settings

From: Types of health care facilities and the quality of primary care: a study of characteristics and experiences of Chinese patients in Guangdong Province, China

  Total County hospital Rural CHC Tertiary hospital Secondary hospital Urban CHC
Mean (SE) Mean (SE) Mean (SE) Mean (SE) Mean (SE) Mean (SE)
Sample size 864 161 190 164 80 269
First Contact-utilization 3.05 (0.64) 3.00 (0.53) 3.13 (0.63) 2.99 (0.67) 3.04 (0.66) 3.06 (0.68)
First Contact-access 2.75 (0.71) 2.55 (0.75)*# 3.03 (0.69)*^@ 2.68 (0.72)^ 2.90 (0.68)# 2.69 (0.64)@
Ongoing Care 2.67 (0.75) 2.34 (0.76)*#^@ 2.73 (0.66)* 2.60 (0.73)#@ 2.70 (0.80)^ 2.86 (0.74)@
Coordination 2.77 (0.68) 2.68 (0.57)* 2.93 (0.56)*# 2.68 (0.82)# 2.81 (0.68) 2.77 (0.72)
Coordination-information systems 3.00 (0.67) 2.83 (0.78)*# 2.89 (0.72)^ 3.08 (0.55)* 2.95 (0.69)# 3.13 (0.60)^
Comprehensiveness-serv. available 2.99 (0.56) 2.85 (0.56)*# 3.13 (0.51)*^ 2.97 (0.56) 2.81 (0.48)^@ 3.03 (0.60)#@
Comprehensiveness-service used 2.86 (0.76) 2.80 (0.64) 2.97 (0.79) 2.77 (0.78) 2.81 (0.78) 2.88 (0.77)
Family-centeredness 3.01 (0.90) 3.01 (0.85) 3.17 (0.76)* 3.01 (0.97) 2.94 (0.97) 2.91 (0.95)*
Community Orientation 2.06 (0.82) 1.78 (0.71)* 2.32 (0.84)#^ 1.77 (0.74)#@ 1.76 (0.75)^$ 2.31 (0.79)*@$
Cultural Competence 3.22 (0.65) 3.12 (0.80)* 3.20 (0.64) 3.20 (0.58) 3.11 (0.55) 3.31 (0.62)*
Total PCAT score 28.37 (4.52) 26.95 (3.94)*# 29.50 (4.53)*^@ 27.75 (4.28)^ 27.83 (4.71)@ 28.96 (4.64)#
  1. Significance indicated at p < .05, based on Bonferroni post-hoc means test
  2. *, #, ^, @, $indicate the significant differences. Results with similar symbols indicate significant differences between settings