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Table 2 Characteristics of patients with multimorbidity in the study sample and their experiences with care

From: Validation of an instrument for the assessment of patient-centred care among patients with multimorbidity in the primary care setting: the 36-item patient-centred primary care instrument

Characteristic Percentage or mean (SD) range
Gender Male 40.9%
Marital status Single 43.2%
Educational level Low 40.0%
Age (years)   74.46 (10.64) 47–94
Patient-centred care Patients’ preferences 3.94 (0.64) 1–5
Physical comfort 3.91 (0.56) 1–5
Coordination of care 3.89 (0.61) 1–5
Emotional support 3.43 (0.75) 1–5
Access to care 4.03 (0.56) 1–5
Continuity and transition 3.97 (0.58) 1–5
Information and education 3.89 (0.56) 1–5
Family and friends 3.62 (1.00) 1–5
Overall patient-centred care 3.83 (0.47) 1–5
Satisfaction with care   3.13 (0.45) 1–4
  1. Results are based on list-wise deletion of missing cases. Results based on imputed data (n = 216) were similar. SD = Standard Deviation