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Table 3 The distributions of PEI answers, n = 483

From: The validity and reliability of the patient enablement instrument (PEI) after GP appointments in Finnish health care centres

As a result of your visit to the doctor today, do you feel you are Much better/ much more,
n (%)
Better / more,
n (%)
Same or less,
n (%)
Not applicable (N/A),
n (%)
Missing,
n (%)
Able to understand your illness 123 (25.5) 157 (32.5) 191 (39.5) 9 (1.9) 3 (0.6)
Able to cope with your illness 98 (20.3) 138 (28.6) 219 (45.3) 20 (4.1) 8 (1.7)
Able to keep yourself healthy 69 (14.3) 130 (26.9) 260 (53.8) 22 (4.6) 2 (0.4)
Able to cope with life 61 (12.6) 116 (24.0) 289 (59.8) 13 (2.7) 4 (0.8)
Confident about your health 83 (17.2) 141 (29.2) 247 (51.1) 10 (2.1) 2 (0.4)
Able to help yourself 68 (14.1) 138 (28.6) 261 (54.0) 12 (2.5) 4 (0.8)