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Table 3 Continuity of care experienced by patients in a regional pancreatic care network in collaboration between care providers (ranked on a 1–5 Likert scale

From: Continuity of care experienced by patients in a multi-institutional pancreatic care network: a pilot study

  Within primary care    Within the hospital    Between general practitioner and specialist
  Mean (SD) Missing/? (%) Floor effect n (%) Ceiling effect n (%) Mean (SD) Missing/? (%) Floor effect n (%) Ceiling effect n (%) Mean (SD) Missing/? (%) Floor effect n (%) Ceiling effect n (%)
Subscale 3: Cross-boundary continuity
1. These care providers transfer information very well to each other 3.45 (0.86) 22 (50) 1 (2.3) 1 (2.3) 3.76 (0.51) 15 (34) 0 (0) 1 (2.3) 3.64 (0.73) 16 (36) 0 (0) 3 (6.8)
2. These care providers work together very well 3.60 (0.68) 24 (55) 0 (0) 1 (2.3) 3.71 (0.60) 16 (36) 0 (0) 1 (2.3) 3.44 (0.64) 17 (38) 0 (0) 0 (0)
3. The care of these care providers is very well-connected 3.50 (0.61) 24 (55) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3.76 (0.69) 15 (34) 0 (0) 3 (6.8) 3.41 (0.78) 17 (38) 0 (0) 1 (2.3)
4. These care providers always know very well from each other what they do 3.32 (0.82) 25 (57) 1 (2.3) 0 (0) 3.43 (0.84) 16 (36) 0 (0) 2 (4.5) 3.15 (0.78) 18 (41) 0 (0) 1 (2.3)
Mean score 3.49 (0.68) 3.66 (0.58) 3.43 (0.65)