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Table 3 Summary of DHBs responses to questions about primary care by condition

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

  CHF Median (Range) CVD Median (Range) COPD Median (Range) Stroke Median (Range) Diabetes Median (Range)
Programs to care for patient with (condition) 5 (0-11) 5 (2-10) 3.5 (0-11) 2 (0-11) 7 (4-11)
Support for group education and consultations for patients with (condition) and their family/whanau 2.5 (0-5) 3 (0-7) 3 (0-7) 1.5 (0-4) 4 (0-8)
Outreach programs for people with (condition) 2 (0-9) 1.5 (0-9) 2 (0-6) 1 (0-10) 4.5 (0-8)
Shared records for (condition) 3 (0-8) 4.5 (0-9) 3 (0-7) 3 (0-7) 5 (1-7)
Ethnic/culture specific programs for (condition) 0 (0-5) 3.5 (0-8) 1 (0-8) 1 (0-4) 6 (0-8)
Nurse led clinics for (condition) 5 (0-9) 5 (0-7) 3.25 (0-8) 4 (0-10) 7 (4-10)
Case/care management for (condition) 4.5 (0-7) 4.5 (0-7) 4 (0-7) 4 (0-10) 5 (4-10)
Community Health Workers (unregulated workers) for (condition) 0 (0-4) 1 (0-6) 1 (0-7) 1 (0-10) 2 (0-8)
Absolute risk assessment for CVD   8 (2-10)    
Local or regional disease register for Diabetes      6.25 (2-10)
  1. N = 12 DHBs. Responses to each item were scored on a scale of 0 (no development) to 11 (full development). Results are Median (Range).