Table 3

Correlation between PCPCM item scores and scores of care, PEI and PCAT

PCPCM itemsCARE scorePEI scorePCAT score
10.16*0.13*0.11
20.32*0.21*0.17*
30.48*0.35*0.36*
40.30*0.25*0.27*
50.52*0.38*0.38*
60.50*0.31*0.44*
70.44*0.27*0.29*
80.44*0.29*0.37*
90.43*0.23*0.41*
100.45*0.34*0.48*
110.44*0.37*0.41*
PCPCM score0.58*0.42*0.48*
  • Item A8, A9, E2 and M1 (questions regarding the background information of the respondents) in the PCAT are not involved in the computation of total PCAT score. Correlations between scores were evaluated by Spearman correlation test.

  • *P<0.05.

  • CARE, Consultation and Relational Empathy; PCAT, Primary Care Assessment Tool; PCPCM, Person-Centred Primary Care Measure; PEI, Patient Enablement Index.