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Table 2 Summary of PHO responses to questions about chronic care management

From: Health equity in the New Zealand health care system: a national survey

  Median (Range)
Inequalities in Health Care  
Strategic focus to reduce inequalities 9 (4-11)
Commitment to Māori and developing cultural safety 9 (3-11)
Commitment to cultural safety when working with people diverse in ethnicity, religion, sexual preference, and with different physical and mental abilities 9 (3-11)
Level of equitable access to health care 9 (3-11)
Community Linkages  
Linking patients to outside resources 6.5 (3-11)
Partnership with community organizations 8 (3-11)
Traditional healers and complementary alternative therapists 6 (2-10)
Biculturalism as a continuum with a graduation of goals and a number of possible structural arrangements 8 (3-11)
Partnerships with consumers 7 (3-11)
Self Management Support  
Assessment and documentation of self management needs and activities 7 (0-11)
Self management support 5 (0-11)
Addressing concerns of patients and families/whanau 6 (3-11)
Effective behavior change interventions and peer support 8 (3-10)
Patient engagement with the chronic care management program 6 (0-11)
  1. N = 21 PHOs. Responses to each item were scored on a scale from 0 to 11. Scores 0-2 indicate "little support", 3-5 "basic support", 6-8 "good support" and 9-11 "full support".