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Table 2 Differences and similarities between informants with and without family doctors

From: A qualitative study of the views of patients with long-term conditions on family doctors in Hong Kong

  Family doctor group (n = 10) No family doctor group (n = 18)
Knowledge of family doctor model of care √√√ √√
Family doctor can only be in private sector √√√ √√√
Family doctor can be TCM doctor √√√ √√√
Chronic disease management best done in public sector √√√ √√√
Family doctor offers holistic care and therapeutic relationship √√√
Family doctor is essential to health needs √√√ XXX
Family doctor is costly √√√
Choice and quality key issues √√√ √√√