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Table 1.

Self-reported health care utilization by HCT survivors—definition of outcome measures

Outcome measuresQuestionResponse optionsAbsence of utilization
General contact with the health care system During the last 2 y, which of the following health care providers (excluding dentists) did you see or talk to for medical contact? Physician No medical contact: if no to all responses 
  Nurse  
  Chiropractor  
  Physical therapist  
GPE Some people get a physical examination from a doctor once in a while although they are feeling well and have not been sick. When was the last time you had a GPE when you were not sick? Never No GPE: if never or had a GPE >3 y ago 
  Less than 1 y ago  
  1-2 y ago  
  3-4 y ago  
  ≥5 y ago  
Cancer/HCT–related visit As you know, you were asked to participate in this study because you were once diagnosed with a cancer, leukemia, tumor, or similar illness and underwent bone marrow transplantation (BMT). How many of the visits to the physician were related to this previous illness or BMT? 0 time No cancer/HCT–related visit: if none of the visits related to previous illness or HCT or did not receive health care at cancer center 
  1-2 times  
  3-4 times  
  5-6 times  
  7-10 times  
  11-20 times  
  >20 times  
 Where did you receive your health care? Oncology (cancer) center or clinic  
Outcome measuresQuestionResponse optionsAbsence of utilization
General contact with the health care system During the last 2 y, which of the following health care providers (excluding dentists) did you see or talk to for medical contact? Physician No medical contact: if no to all responses 
  Nurse  
  Chiropractor  
  Physical therapist  
GPE Some people get a physical examination from a doctor once in a while although they are feeling well and have not been sick. When was the last time you had a GPE when you were not sick? Never No GPE: if never or had a GPE >3 y ago 
  Less than 1 y ago  
  1-2 y ago  
  3-4 y ago  
  ≥5 y ago  
Cancer/HCT–related visit As you know, you were asked to participate in this study because you were once diagnosed with a cancer, leukemia, tumor, or similar illness and underwent bone marrow transplantation (BMT). How many of the visits to the physician were related to this previous illness or BMT? 0 time No cancer/HCT–related visit: if none of the visits related to previous illness or HCT or did not receive health care at cancer center 
  1-2 times  
  3-4 times  
  5-6 times  
  7-10 times  
  11-20 times  
  >20 times  
 Where did you receive your health care? Oncology (cancer) center or clinic  
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