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Table 4 Responding Belgian experts’ opinion of a SACC as the ideal approach for patients and caregivers

From: Establishing Sexual Assault Care Centres in Belgium: health professionals’ role in the patient-centred care for victims of sexual violence

  Completely disagree Disagree I don’t know Agree Completely agree Total
n P n P n P n P n P N P
For patients
 No precious time lost 3 5% 0 0% 1 2% 13 22% 41 71% 58 100%
 Patient doesn’t have to tell the history repeatedly 2 3% 1 2% 0 0% 15 26% 40 69% 58 100%
 Patient gets specialised care 0 0% 1 2% 0 0% 11 19% 46 79% 58 100%
 Patient receives long-time follow-up 2 4% 1 2% 2 4% 22 39% 30 53% 57 100%
 Patient doesn’t have to fear prosecution 3 5% 1 2% 7 12% 15 26% 31 54% 57 100%
For caregivers
 Ability to focus on this issue 1 2% 1 2% 1 2% 20 34% 35 60% 58 100%
 Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team 0 0% 1 2% 0 0% 15 26% 42 72% 58 100%
 No pressure of patients waiting 1 2% 2 4% 5 9% 19 33% 30 53% 57 100%
 Adjusted financial prospects of the management 1 2% 1 2% 17 31% 12 22% 24 44% 55 100%
  1. ‘N’: sample size; ‘n’: frequency of a certain variable in the sample; ‘P’: observed percentage of a certain variable in the sample
  2. Abbreviations: SACC Sexual Assault Care Centre