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Table 4 Dimensions of access featured in the descriptions of innovations (N = 240)

From: Equity of access to primary healthcare for vulnerable populations: the IMPACT international online survey of innovations

  Number Percent
Primary dimensions of access addressed
 Supply-side dimensions only 175 72.9 %
 Demand-side dimensions only 2 0.8 %
 Both 63 26.3 %
Supply-side dimensions of accessibility of servicesa
 Appropriateness 157 65.4 %
 Approachability 134 55.8 %
 Availability and accommodation 112 46.7 %
 Acceptability 40 16.7 %
 Affordability 29 12.1 %
Number of supply-side dimensions per innovation
 0 2 0.8 %
 1 88 36.7 %
 2 76 31.7 %
 3 64 26.7 %
 4 10 4.2 %
Demand-side abilities of patients/populations to access servicesa
 Ability to engage 47 19.6 %
 Ability to perceive 24 10.0 %
 Ability to seek 23 9.6 %
 Ability to reach 6 2.5 %
 Ability to pay 6 2.5 %
Number of demand-side dimensions per innovation
 0 175 72.9 %
 1 36 15.0 %
 2 18 7.5 %
 3 10 4.2 %
 4 1 0.4 %
Overall number of dimensions of access targeted (supply- and demand-side combined)
 1 66 27.5 %
 2 70 29.2 %
 3 67 27.9 %
 4 22 9.2 %
 5 10 4.2 %
 6 3 1.3 %
 7 1 0.4 %
 8 1 0.4 %
Paired dimensions of accessb
 Appropriateness & Ability to engage 33 13.8 %
 Approachability & Ability to perceive 21 8.8 %
 Acceptability & Ability to seek 6 2.5 %
 Availability & Ability to reach 4 1.7 %
 Affordability & Ability to pay 0 0.0 %
Number of pairs per innovation
 0 187 77.9 %
 1 45 18.8 %
 2 6 2.5 %
 3 1 0.4 %
 4 1 0.4 %
  1. aAn innovation could address more than one access dimension. Therefore, the number of innovations does not totalise 240 for this section of the table
  2. bAn innovation could address more than one pair of access dimension. Therefore, the number of innovations does not totalise 240 for this section of the table