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Table 4 Summary of PHOs 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 patients with (condition) 3 (1-11) 7 (0-11) 4 (0-11) 2 (0-11) 9 (2-11)
Support for group education and consultations for patients with (condition) and their family/whanau 4 (0-11) 5 (0-11) 4 (0-11) 2 (0-7) 8 (2-11)
Outreach programs for people with (condition) 2 (0-8) 2 (0-11) 2 (0-11) 2 (0-5) 6 (0-11)
Shared records for (condition) 3 (0-11) 6 (0-11) 4 (0-11) 4 (0-11) 7 (2-11)
Ethnic/culture specific programs for (condition) 2 (0-8) 5 (0-11) 2 (0-11) 2 (0-7) 6 (0-11)
Nurse led clinics for (condition) 4 (0-11) 6 (0-11) 5 (0-11) 2 (0-7) 8 (2-11)
Case/care management for (condition) 4 (0-11) 5 (0-11) 4 (0-11) 3 (0-10) 8 (1-11)
Community Health Workers (unregulated workers) for (condition) 2 (0-10) 3 (0-10) 2 (0-11) 2 (0-7) 3 (0-11)
Absolute risk assessment for CVD   7 (1-11)    
Local or regional disease register for Diabetes      9 (2-11)
  1. N = 21 PHOs. Responses to each item were scored on a scale of 0 (no development) to 11 (full development). Results are Median (Range).