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Table 4 Connections outside the practice

From: Information exchange networks for chronic illness care in primary care practices: an observational study

Practice 1
(n = 15)
2
(n = 6)
3
(n = 7)
4
(n = 4)
5
(n = 5)
6
(n = 20)
7
(n = 4)
8
(n = 6)
Receiving information from
outside the practice
        
Reported CHF connections 3 7 3 4 2 2 2 5
Reported COPD connections 11 5 3 5 4 5 2 5
Reported Diabetes connections 14 6 5 4 6 15 2 6
Percentage of outside connections of
all connections for the disease
        
CHF 33 39 25 44 50 18 25 46
COPD 21 29 16 50 57 17 20 36
Diabetes 23 25 19 44 75 32 22 40
Number of outside connections hold by
the most central individual out
of all outside connections
        
CHF 0/3 1/7 1/3 0/4 2/2 0/2 2/2 3/5
COPD 4/11 1/5 1/3 4/5 2/4 1/5 2/2 2/5
Diabetes 2/14 1/6 0/5 2/4 2/6 3/15 0/2 2/6