Table 5

Odds Ratio of Occurrence of Indicators of Problem Continuity Associated With Each Unit Increase in Continuity Subscale Score

Main ClinicianVarious CliniciansVarious CliniciansPatient-Partner
IndicatorYes %Coordinator Role
Comprehensive Knowledge
Partnership and Confidence
Confidence in Team
Role Clarity in Clinica
Role Clarity Between Clinicsb
Information Gapsc
Care Pland
Self- Management
“Have you thought about changing your responsible provider?”21.50.410.240.160.532.671.731.470.390.43
“Has your emotional or physical health suffered because you care is poorly organized?”18.40.600.570.673.222.612.390.58
“Do you have to organize your health care yourself too much?”
“Were there times when it felt like no one was in charge of your care?”28.00.340.510.420.356.292.132.410.470.31
“Were there times you felt abandoned, left to your own resources?”29.70.530.610.502.972.002.130.590.44
“Have you used the Emergency Department?” (system reasons only)9.418.052.082.00
“Did you experience any medical errors?” (2 items)10.66.501.921.78
  • Note: Only statistically significant results shown, controlling for age, number of chronic conditions, educational achievement.

  • a Categories regrouped to meet model assumption of logit linearity. Reference is 0 problems; effects for 1 and 2 to 3 problems.

  • b Reference is 0 problems; effects for 1, 2, and 3 problems.

  • c Reference is 0; effects are for 1, 2 to 3, 4 to 5, and 6 problems.

  • d Reference is 0 to 2 elements; effects are for 3 to 4 and 5 to 6 elements.