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Table 3 Description of the Patient Sample by Time Period and Affiliated Center’s Intervention Status

From: A quasi-experiment assessing the six-months effects of a nurse care coordination program on patient care experiences and clinician teamwork in community health centers

  Baseline (N = 3007) Follow-up (N = 2101)
Intervention Centers Comparison Centers p-value* Intervention Centers Comparison Centers p-value*
(N = 934) (N = 2073) (N = 774) (1327)
n(%) n(%) n(%) n (%)
Age Group    0.01    0.04
 18 to 24 21 (2.25%) 36 (1.74%)   16 (2.07%) 15 (1.13%)  
 25 to 34 73 (7.82%) 166 (8.01%)   72 (9.30%) 85 (6.41%)  
 35 to 44 157 (16.8%) 268 (12.9%)   115 (14.9%) 167 (12.6%)  
 45 to 54 293 (31.4%) 632 (30.5%)   205 (26.5%) 389 (29.3%)  
 55 to 64 255 (27.3%) 624 (30.1%)   234 (30.2%) 400 (30.1%)  
 65 to 74 86 (9.21%) 251 (12.1%)   90 (11.6%) 186 (14.0%)  
 75+ years 36 (3.85%) 84 (4.05%)   33 (4.26%) 64 (4.82%)  
 Missing 13 (1.39%) 12 (0.58%)   9 (1.16%) 21 (1.58%)  
Gender    0.34    0.07
 Female 586 (62.7%) 1261 (60.8%)   504 (65.1%) 810 (61.0%)  
 Male 348 (37.3%) 812 (39.2%)   270 (34.9%) 517 (39.0%)  
 Missing       
Highest Grade Completed    < 0.001    0.002
  < = 8th grade 150 (16.1%) 199 (9.60%)   130 (16.8%) 144 (10.9%)  
 Some high school 166 (17.8%) 386 (18.6%)   174 (22.5%) 270 (20.3%)  
 High school grad or GED 295 (31.6%) 762 (36.8%)   228 (29.5%) 470 (35.4%)  
 Some college/2-yr degree 225 (24.1%) 515 (24.8%)   174 (22.5%) 330 (24.9%)  
 4-year college graduate 43 (4.60%) 110 (5.31%)   32 (4.13%) 51 (3.84%)  
 More than 4-year college 25 (2.68%) 70 (3.38%)   16 (2.07%) 23 (1.73%)  
 Missing 30 (3.21%) 31 (1.50%)   20 (2.58%) 39 (2.94%)  
Race/Ethnicity    < 0.001    < 0.001
 White 305 (32.7%) 979 (47.2%)   252 (32.6%) 612 (46.1%)  
 Hispanic 478 (51.2%) 607 (29.3%)   392 (50.6%) 400 (30.1%)  
 Black 68 (7.28%) 239 (11.5%)   75 (9.69%) 162 (12.2%)  
 Asian 10 (1.07%) 38 (1.83%)   6 (0.78%) 21 (1.58%)  
 Other 36 (3.85%) 107 (5.16%)   38 (4.91%) 104 (7.84%)  
 Missing 37 (3.96%) 103 (4.97%)   11 (1.42%) 28 (2.11%)  
Overall Health Status    0.07    0.49
 Excellent 61 (6.53%) 146 (7.04%)   47 (6.07%) 109 (8.21%)  
 Very Good 111 (11.9%) 274 (13.2%)   78 (10.1%) 146 (11.0%)  
 Good 260 (27.8%) 652 (31.5%)   230 (29.7%) 383 (28.9%)  
 Fair 351 (37.6%) 721 (34.8%)   291 (37.6%) 478 (36.0%)  
 Poor 137 (14.7%) 263 (12.7%)   117 (15.1%) 188 (14.2%)  
 Missing 14 (1.50%) 17 (0.82%)   11 (1.42%) 23 (1.73%)  
Mental Health Status    0.06    0.20
 Excellent 119 (12.7%) 287 (13.8%)   100 (12.9%) 168 (12.7%)  
 Very Good 144 (15.4%) 352 (17.0%)   107 (13.8%) 234 (17.6%)  
 Good 253 (27.1%) 594 (28.7%)   222 (28.7%) 361 (27.2%)  
 Fair 303 (32.4%) 603 (29.1%)   253 (32.7%) 393 (29.6%)  
 Poor 97 (10.4%) 219 (10.6%)   81 (10.5%) 144 (10.9%)  
 Missing 18 (1.93%) 18 (0.87%)   11 (1.42%) 27 (2.03%)  
  1. * p-values from chi-square test comparing patients in intervention versus comparison centers, without adjustment for clustering