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Table 1 Number of hours of intervention work activity and the distribution of total hours*

From: The costs of preventing the spread of respiratory infection in family physician offices: a threshold analysis

Activity PF 1 # (%) PF 2 # (%) PF 3 # (%) PF 4 # (%) PF 5 # (%) Total # (%)
Implementing site services
Audit & ongoing feedback 3 (0.3) 23 (2.6) 2 (0.2) 5 (0.6) 3 (0.3) 36 (4.1)
Planning & consensus building 5 (0.6) 10 (1.1) 11 (1.3) 6 (0.7) 12 (1.4) 44 (5.0)
Waiting time 3 (0.3) 4 (0.5) 4 (0.5) 3 (0.3) 3 (0.3) 17 (1.9)
Travel and administration
Travel 19 9 (2.2) 24 (2.7) 23 (2.6) 22 (2.5) 29 (3.3) 117 (13.4)
Administrative duties relating to PH/FM 57 (6.5) 55 (6.3) 82 (9.4) 119 (13.6) 91 (10.4) 403 (46.1)
Other: vacation, sick time 89 (10.2) 59 (6.7) 53 (6.1) 21 (2.4) 37 (4.2) 258 (29.5)
Total 175 (20) 175 (20) 175 (20) 175 (20) 175 (20) 875 (100)
  1. * For 53 practices by the 5 outreach facilitators
  2. Notes: Total hours = 875 (25 days × 5 facilitators × 7 hours/day). PF refers to Practice Facilitator. All figures have been rounded to the nearest hour. The total for each row (in the right-most column) indicates the number of raw hours worked by all five facilitators for each activity. The figure listed beside it in parentheses indicates the share of the 875 hours that is accounted for by that activity. The total for each column (in the bottom row) indicates the number of raw hours worked by each facilitator on all activities combined. The figure listed beside it in parentheses indicates the share of the 875 hours that is accounted for by each facilitator.