Table 3

Proportion of all Possible Opportunities Taken for Quality Epilepsy Care by Setting of Epilepsy Care

Aspect of Epilepsy Care

N***

All

Neurology Only

Shared care

Primary Care Only


    First seizure assessment
$

63

64/151 = 42.38%

41/106 = 38.70%

20/35 = 57.14%

3/10 = 30.00%

    Initial epilepsy treatment

63

131/297 = 44.11%

88/203 = 43.35%

40/75 = 53.33%

3/19 = 15.79%

    Chronic epilepsy care

302

635/1409 = 45.07%

381/897 = 42.47%

218/393 = 55.47%

36/119 = 30.25%

    Aspects of care unique to women
$

108

47/128 = 36.72%

27/81 = 33.33%

19/37 = 51.35%

1/10 = 10.00%


$ Insufficient N for Primary Care Only; unable to compare.

*

    p
< 0.05

**

    p
< .01

***N that could potentially qualify for inclusion in analysis if all inclusion criteria for a specific quality indicator are met.

The numerator in each column represents the number of possible care processes that were performed; the denominator represents the number of possible care processes. For specific numbers of patients, and specific indicators included in each aspect of epilepsy care please refer to Table 2.

Pugh et al. BMC Health Services Research 2011 11:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-1

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