Table 4

Dimensions and demarcations upon which to base a set of core services
Dimensions Demarcations
1. Function of service 1.1 Getting people better
1.2 Keeping people well
2. Gender 2.1 Male
2.2 Female
3. Life Span 3.1 Pre natal
3.2 Birth
3.3 Baby
3.4 Child
3.5 Youth
3.6 Adult
3.7 Elderly (including end of life)
4. Target of service 4.1 Individual
4.2 Group (including couple, family, and community)
5. Type of Presentation 5.1 Acute
5.2 Chronic
6. Aspect of Body 6.1 Physical
6.2 Mental
6.3 Dental

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