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Table 4 Patients’ preferences regarding which health professional should provide information

From: Health promotion services for patients having non-comminicable diseases: Feedback from patients and health care providers in Cape Town, South Africa

Preferred health professional Percentage of patients (N = 580)
  Individual counselling Chronic Club or Support group Workshops
Doctor 44.7 24.3 24.5
Nurse 16.9 26.7 21.2
Health educator 8.8 11.2 14.7
Nutrition advisor 4.8 6.9 5.7
Anyone of the above 24.8 30.9 34.0