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Table 3 Perceptions of healthcare workers on the ICDM model principles and recommended activities for patients with chronic diseases

From: A mixed methods approach to exploring the moderating factors of implementation fidelity of the integrated chronic disease management model in South Africa

Variable Agree Disagree Undecided
Facility re-organization
1. Time Integration 27 (90) 3 (10.0)
2. Consulting room space integration 22 (73.3) 8 (26.7)
3. Booking system integration 28 (93.3) 2 (6.7)
4. Medical records integration 29 (96.7) 1 (3.3)  
5. Pre-pack medication 22 (73.3) 7 (23.4) 1 (3.3)
6. Designated waiting areas 22 (73.3) 7 (23.4) 1 (3.3)
7. Designated vital signs stations 20 (66.7) 9 (30.0) 1 (3.3)
8. Designated consultation rooms 25 (83.3) 5 (16.7)
9. Segregation of patients maintains order 25 (83.4) 4 (13.3) 1 (3.3)
10. Patients with communicable diseases should be in separate waiting areas 22 (73.3) 5 (16.7) 3 (10.0)
Clinical Supportive Management
11. Healthcare worker integration 21 (70) 8 (26.7) 1 (3.3)
12. Nurses allocated for chronic diseases patients manage all eight conditions effectively 27 (90.0) 2 (6.7) 1 (3.3)
13. Care for patients with chronic diseases is enhanced when attended to by one nurse 23 (76.7) 7 (23.3)
14. Nurses have adequate training to be able to manage all the eight chronic diseases 16 (53.3) 7 (23.4) 7 (23.3)
Assisted self-management
15. The ward-based outreach teams contribute to the management of patients with chronic diseases 27 (90.0) 2 (6.7) 1 (3.3)
16. The community healthcare workers team contributes to the management of patients with chronic diseases 27 (90.0) 3 (10.0)
General principles
17. Management of patients with chronic diseases has improved since the introduction of the ICDM model 24 (80.0) 2 (6.7) 4 (13.3)
18. Patients with chronic disease like the ICDM model principles 26 (86.7) 2 (6.6) 2 (6.7)
19. Recommend that the ICDM model should be implemented in all clinics in South Africa 27 (90.0) 1 (3.3) 2 (6.7)
20. Recommend that the ICDM model should be implemented in other countries 27 (90.0) 3 (10.0)