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Table 3 Associations between perceptions of team characteristics (prerequisites for team and team effects) and type of teamwork among professionals within Child Healthcare Services

From: Healthcare professionals’ perceptions about interprofessional teamwork: a national survey within Swedish child healthcare services

Prerequisites for team
  Shared goals Equality Efficiency organization Continuity
Type of teamworkb (%) AORa p-value (%) AORa p-value (%) AORa p-value (%) AORa p-value
Team-based visits
 No (86.4) Ref   (60.8) Ref   (43.8) Ref   (71.6) Ref  
 Yes (94.8) 2.0 (1.1–3.7) .03 (83.7) 2.0 (1.3–3.1) .001 (73.1) 2.6 (1.8–3.8) <.001 (81.6) 1.4 (0.9–2.2) .11
Consultations
 No (93.8) Ref   (81.7) Ref   (76.8) Ref   (80.8) Ref  
 Yes (93.3) 1.1 (0.6–2.1) .80 (79.6) 1.2 (0.8–1.8) .42 (66.2) 0.7 (0.5–1.0) .08 (79.8) 1.0 (0.7–1.6) .84
Parental groups
 No (92.8) Ref   (80.9) Ref   (66.9) Ref   (78.3) Ref  
 Yes (94.3) 1.5 (0.9–2.5) .17 (78.8) 0.8 (0.6–1.2) .67 (70.3) 1.3 (1.0–1.8) .08 (82.2) 1.5 (1.1–2.1) .01
Team meetings
 No (94.0) Ref   (83.6) Ref   (75.4) Ref   (82.2) Ref  
 Yes (93.1) 1.4 (0.8–2.6) .30 (78.2) 1.2 (0.8–1.8) .28 (64.9) 0.8 (0.6–1.2) .24 (78.9) 1.0 (0.7–1.5) .83
Team effects
  Fulfilled goals Expertise High quality Meet needs of the child
Type of teamworkb (%) AORa p-value (%) AORa p-value (%) AORa p-value (%) AORa p-value
Team-based visits
 No (68.2) Ref <.001 (68.2) Ref .001 (83.0) Ref .008 (79.0) Ref .003
 Yes (85.7) 2.3 (1.5–3.6)   (80.7) 2.0 (1.3–3.1)   (92.2) 2.1 (1.2–3.6)   (90.5) 2.1 (1.3–3.5)  
Consultations
 No (85.3) Ref .69 (78.6) Ref .42 (92.4) Ref .65 (88.4) Ref .58
 Yes (82.3) 0.9 (0.6–1.4)   (78.8) 1.2 (0.8–1.8)   (90.2) 0.9 (0.5–1.6)   (88.7) 1.2 (0.7–1.9)  
Parental groups
 No (81.2) Ref .03 (79.3) Ref .74 (90.4) Ref .26 (87.0) Ref .02
 Yes (85.2) 1.5 (1.0–2.1)   (78.0) 0.9 (0.7–1.3)   (91.1) 1.3 (0.8–2.0)   (90.9) 1.7 (1.1–2.6)  
Team meetings
 No (85.2) Ref .88 (80.9) Ref .95 (91.8) Ref .42 (89.6) Ref .75
 Yes (81.8) 1.0 (0.7–1.6)   (77.6) 1.0 (0.7–1.5)   (90.1) 1.2 (0.7–2.1)   (88.2) 1.1 (0.7–1.8)  
  1. aAdjusted Odds Ratio (AOR)
  2. bAdjusted for sex, profession and all other types of teamwork