TABLE VI

Patients' perceptions of integrated care for asthma at final interview

Patients' perceptionsIntegrated care (n>=333)Conventional care (n>=333)Difference in % (95% confidence interval)
No (%) of patients choosing integrated care251 (75)207 (62)13 (6 to 20)*
No (%) of patients perceiving disadvantages of integrated care123 (37)166 (50)-13 (-20 to -5)*
No (%) of patients perceiving advantages of integrated care132 (40)158 (47)-7 (-15 to -0.3)*
No (%) of patients perceiving attributes of general practitioner an advantage of integrated care36 (11)17 (5)6 (2 to 10)*
No (%) of patients “very satisfied” with medical care over past year263 (77)284 (86)-9 (-12 to -0.5)*
  • *P<0.05.