Table 6

Mean Score by Construct and by Training and Experience

No training, No experience

Training, No experience

No training, experience

Training, experience

Missing


Preparedness

2.39 (0.45)

2.67 (0.42)^

2.77 (0.43)^

3.10 (0.43)^*#

2.99 (0.46)^

Self-confidence

2.67 (0.38)

2.84 (0.31)

2.90 (0.37)^

3.15 (0.41)^*#

2.93 (0.49)

Practitioner lack of control

3.03 (0.39)

3.19 (0.36)

3.22 (0.36)^

3.41 (0.37)^*#

3.31 (0.38)

Comfort following disclosure

2.84 (0.53)

3.00 (0.43)

3.09 (0.46)^

3.28 (0.51)^*#

3.11 (0.44)

Professional supports

2.31 (0.48)

2.56 (0.47)

2.44 (0.51)

2.82 (0.56)^#

2.66 (0.52)

Practice pressures

2.88 (0.38)

2.89 (0.41)

2.94 (0.45)

3.11 (0.50)^#

2.87 (0.50)

Abuse inquiry

2.58 (0.29)

2.77 (0.30)^

2.86 (0.35)^

3.08 (0.40)^*#

2.93 (0.36)

Practitioner consequences of asking

2.85 (0.48)

2.91 (0.37)

2.97 (0.47)

3.08 (0.49)^

2.80 (0.56)


Number in parenthesis is the standard deviation associated with the mean; one-way ANOVA, Dunnett's t-test used to test significance of post hoc tests; ^: significantly higher than "no training no experience"; *: significantly higher than "training, no experience"; #: significantly higher than "no training, experience"; all cases p < 0.01

Gutmanis et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:12   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-12

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