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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of privately and publicly owned primary care centres (PCC)

From: Is the quality of primary healthcare services influenced by the healthcare centre’s type of ownership?—An observational study of patient perceived quality, prescription rates and follow-up routines in privately and publicly owned primary care centres

  Privately owned PCC Publicly owned PCC all PCC
  no. of PHCC no. of listed citizens, (% of the pop.) mean listed citizens/PHCC (SD) no. of PHCC no. of listed citizens, (% of the pop.) mean listed citizens/PHCC (SD) no. of PHCC no. of listed citizens, (% of the pop.) mean listed citizens/PHCC (SD)
April 2011 86 510,123 (32.1 %) 5931.7 (3426.29) 114 1,075,225 (67.6 %) 9431.8 (3931.52) 200 1,585,348 (99.7 %) 7926.7 (4099.90)
January 2014 87 580,304 (35.9 %) 6670.2 (3495.72) 114 1,032,359 (63.9 %) 9055.8 (3768,60) 201 1,612,663 (99.9 %) 8023.2 (3830.67)
Change, (RG) +1 (+1.1 %) +70,181 (+12.1 %) +738.5 (+11,1 %) 0 (0) −42,866 (−4.2 %) −375 (–4.2 %) +1 (+0.5 %) +27,315 (+1.7 %) 96.5 (+1.2 %)
  geographic location: within or outside the regional metropolis, percentage of PCCs within their group
   within outside   within outside   within outside
   56.9 % 43.1 %   34.5 % 65.5 %   44.0 % 56.0 %
  gender in percentage of listed citizens
   female male   female male   female male
April 2011   49.61 % (0.035) 50.39 % (0.035)   49.83 % (0.018) 50.17 % (0.018)   49.72 % (0.027) 50.28 % (0.027)
January 2014   49.55 % (0.036) 50.45 % (0.036)   49.78 % (0.018) 50.22 % (0.018)   49.68 % (0.027) 50.32 % (0.027)
  fraction of citizens within each group belonging to age groups (aged 0–19, 20–64, >64)
  0–19 20–64 >64 0–19 20–64 >64 0–19 20–64 >64
April 2011 20.1 % (0.06) 62.4 % (0.08) 17.5 % (0.06) 23.4 % (0.04) 56.2 % (0.05) 20.4 % (0.05) 21.9 % (0.06) 58.9 % (0.08) 19.2 % (0.06)
January 2014 20.0 % (0.06) 62.4 % (0.08) 17.6 % (0.06) 23.4 % (0.04) 56.0 % (0.05) 20.6 % (0.05) 21.9 % (0.06) 58.8 % (0.07) 19.3 % (0.06)
  mean of Care Need Index
April 2011 2.36 (0.912) 2.32 (0.632) 2.34 (0.762)
January 2014 2.36 (1.034) 2.30 (0.667) 2.33 (0.844)
  fraction of citizens within each group listed at PCC belonging to quintile 1–5 of Care Need Index (1 = most affluent, 5 = least affluent)
  CNI Q1 CNI Q2 CNI Q3 CNI Q4 CNI Q5 CNI Q1 CNI Q2 CNI Q3 CNI Q4 CNI Q5 CNI Q1 CNI Q2 CNI Q3 CNI Q4 CNI Q5
  21 % 26 % 18 % 12 % 22 % 21 % 14 % 19 % 25 % 22 % 21 % 18 % 19 % 21 % 22 %
  Completeness of outcome measurement datasets for presciptions
Prescription data of: number of datasets missing completeness number of datasets missing completeness number of datasets missing completeness
Antibiotics 2765 171 93.82 % 3732 117 96.86 % 6497 288 95.57 %
Benzodiazepines (20–74yo) 2769 167 93.97 % 3732 117 96.86 % 6501 284 95.63 %
Benzodiazepines (>74yo) 2743 193 92.96 % 3732 117 96.86 % 6475 310 95.21 %
  Patient Perceived Quality (PPQ) (min 0- max 100 points)
  PPQ dataset completeness 99.11 % PPQ dataset completeness 96.25 % PPQ dataset completeness 97.40 %
  mean PPQ recommend PCC access continuity mean PPQ recommend PCC access continuity mean PPQ recommend PCC access continuity
2011 82.4 (6.21) 86.3 (7.93) 84.7 (9.59) 70.4 (14.39) 79.6 (5.62) 81.7 (7.85) 80.18 (9.45) 58.2 (13.86) 80.8 (6.01) 83.6 (8.18) 82.1 (9.75) 63.2 (15.27)
2012 81.5 (6.35) 85.1 (9.03) 82.2 (10.47) 68.9 (14.14) 78.4 (5.63) 79.5 (8.34) 78.4 (9.47) 57.6 (14.01) 79.7 (6.12) 81.9 (9.04) 80.0 (10.05) 62.4 (15.11)
2013 81.4 (6.23) 84.7 (8.66) 78 (11.81) 68.1 (12.96) 77.9 (6.77) 79.0 (9.84) 77.5 (10.24) 57.1 (15.13) 79.4 (6.75) 81.4 (9.75) 77.9 (10.91) 61.8 (15.22)
  1. Sample sizes, location and listed population with age, gender och socioeconomic characteristics. Completeness of datasets for drug prescription data. Results of the National Survey on Patient Perceived Quality (PPQ). Unless otherwise stated standard deviations in brackets. Abbreviations used in the table: PCC = primary care centre, no. = number, pop . = population, SD = standard deviation, RG = relative growth 2014 compared to 2011, PPQ = Patient Perceived Quality, yo = years old, IHD = Ischemic heart disease, CNI Q1–5 Care Need Index quintile 1–5