Table 2

Results of the weighing of the importance of sub-domains within domains by two expert panels
(Sub) Domains Care groups (DCGs) Outpatient clinics (DOCs)
Number of questions per sub-domain

Mean

(%)

Median (min,max) (%) p-value* Number of questions per sub-domain

Mean

(%)

Median (min,max) (%) p-value*
Organisation of care 13: 100.0 9: 100.0
Care program 4 34.6 33.3(25–50) ns 4 32.0 33.3(20–50) ns
Continuity and Coordination 6 31.5 30(25–50) ns 2 31.5 33.3(20–40) ns
Communication and Information 3 34.0 33.2(20–50) ns 3 36.5 33.3(25–60) ns
Multidisciplinary teamwork: 15: 100.0 16: 100.0
Work agreement 4 24.0 25(11–33) ns 3 23.0 20(10–50) ns
Tasks and responsibilities 3 25.4 25(17–35) ns 3 23.5 20(10–50) ns
Teamwork/ consultation/ shared education/ guidelines 5 26.0 25(16–34) ns 6 16.3 16.7(10–25) ns
Transfer and referral 3 24.6 25(13–42) ns 3 17.8 20(10–25) ns
Diabetic foot team - - - - 1 19.4 20(5–30) ns
Patient centeredness: 7: 100.0 7: 100.0
Self-management 1 20.2 20(5–35) ns 1 31.1 30(5–60) 0.04
Individual care plan 1 18.7 18.3(10–30) ns 1 12.3 15(5–20) 0.03
Policy on patient education 1 12.2 12.5(5–20) 0.02 1 17.3 16(5–30) ns
Inspection of medical file 2 13.7 15(5–20) ns 2 11.8 10(5–16) 0.00
Patient interests 1 16.2 15(10–25) ns 1 12.9 10(5–20) ns
Patient involvement 1 19.2 15.8(10–40) ns 1 14.6 10(10–40) ns
Performance management: 8: 100.0 8: 100.0
Registering results 1 28.0 25(10–40) ns 1 30.6 30(10–55) 0.04
Control of results 1 18.5 20(5–30) ns 1 20.6 20(10–40) ns
Processing of results 2 16.5 17.5(5–40) ns 2 10.6 10(5–20) 0.00
Analysing results 2 16.0 17.5(5–30) ns 2 17.8 15(10–50) ns
Performance indicators 2 21.0 20(10–40) ns 2 20.6 20(10–30) ns
Quality improvement: 11: 100.0 11: 100.0
Elements of QI 1 12.5 10(0–30) ns 1 12.8 15(0–20) ns
Feedback/ benchmark 2 25.5 27.5(15–30) 0.00 2 17.2 20(0–30) ns
Visitation 2 19.5 20(0–40) ns 1 21.1 20(10–35) ns
Education 2 21.0 20(10–35) ns 2 15.0 20(0–20) ns
Patient safety 2 9.5 10(0–20) 0.01 3 18.3 15(10–35) ns
Defining sub-groups 2 12.0 12.5(0–25) ns 2 15.6 15(0–30) ns
Management strategies: 5: 100.0 6: 100.0
Structural policy 3 54.7 50(33–100) 0.02 3 47.9 40(33–100) ns
Quality system 1 16.3 20(0–33) 0.01 1 22.3 27.5(0–40) 0.03
Quality documents 1 29.0 33(0–40) ns 2 29.8 31.7(0–50) ns

*Significant difference versus equally weighting: ns = not significant.

Campmans-Kuijpers et al.

Campmans-Kuijpers et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:129   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-129

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