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Table 2 The relationship between quality indicators at emergency departments (EDs) and the presence of chain of care structure (CCS) at community health services (CHS) in 2006

From: Collaboration between general hospitals and community health services in the care of suicide attempters in Norway: a longitudinal study

Predictor variables at EDs 1999 2006 Quality of care indicator present both in 1999 and 2006 (stability)
  Standard canonical discriminant functions CCS in CHS, % (n) correct classified Not CCS in CHS, % (n) correct classified Total, % (n) correct classified Standardised canonical discriminant functions CCS in CHS, % (n) correct classified Not CCS in CHS, % (n) correct classified Total, % (n) correct classified Standardised canonical discriminant functions CCS in CHS, % (n) correct classified Not CCS in CHS, % (n) correct classified Total, % (n) correct classified
Predictors entered: the 10 quality indicators (Table 1):             
QI 6: ED has structured collaboration with aftercare providers 1.0 87 (13/15) 63 (20/32) 70 (33/47) 1.0 100 (15/15) 56 (18/32) 70 (33/47) 0.756    
QI 2: ED has a team or a coordinator          0.477 80 (12/15) 91 (29/32) 87 (41/47)
Predictors entered: the 10 quality indicators + chain of care programme funded by the national strategy             
QI 6: ED has structured collaboration with aftercare providers in CHS 0.626     0.766     0.756    
Chain of care programme funded by the National strategy 0.798     0.590 80 (12/15) 84 (27/32) 83 (39/47)     
QI 1: ED has a monitoring system -0.587 73 (11/15) 81 (26/32) 79 (37/47)         
QI 2: ED has a team or a coordinator          0.477 80 (12/15) 91 (29/32) 87 (41/47)
  1. Data from EDs reported for 1999, 2006 and for EDs where quality indicators were present in both 1999 and 2006 (stability). Discriminant function analysis.