Table 2

Treatment fidelity during prenatal and postpartum counseling sessions in the Community-Based Intergenerational Oral Health Intervention Study “Baby Smiles”
Number of specific MI counseling behaviors used during session Average MI competence rating (range = 1-5)
MI participants HE participants MI participants
Study phase Counselor # n Mean (SD) Min - Max n Mean (SD) Min - Max n Mean (SD) Min - Max
Prenatal 1 6 24.3 (6.0) 16 - 33 4 0.0 (−) 0 - 0 6 3.0 (−) 3.0 - 3.0
2 5 33.2 (3.7) 27 - 36 5 0.4 (0.5) 0 - 1 5 3.0 (−) 3.0 - 3.0
3 13 19.7 (5.1) 9 - 30 8 2.8 (1.6) 0 - 5 13 3.0 (0.04) 3.0 - 3.1
4 10 24.0 (6.1) 14 - 32 10 0.3 (0.5) 0 - 1 10 3.1 (0.1) 3.0 - 3.2
5 10 24.4 (3.4) 16 - 28 10 4.0 (1.6) 1 - 7 10 3.0 (0.1) 2.9 - 3.1
Postpartum 1 13 25.5 (3.3) 19 - 29 7 1.0 (1.4) 0 - 4 13 3.0 (0.05) 3.0 - 3.2
2 9 20.1 (4.9) 12 - 26 4 0.0 (−) 0 - 0 9 3.0 (0.1) 2.7 - 3.2
3 12 11.3 (2.4) 6 - 15 8 0.4 (0.7) 0 - 2 12 3.0 (0.1) 3.0 - 3.2
4 16 13.3 (4.5) 6 - 23 5 0.2 (0.4) 0 - 1 16 3.0 (0.1) 3.0 - 3.2
5 5 12.0 (1.6) 10 - 14 1 0.0 (−) 0 - 0 5 3.0 (−) 3.0 - 3.0
6 19 23.5 (5.9) 13 - 33 7 0.1 (0.4) 0 - 1 19 3.1 (0.1) 3.0 - 3.2

MI = Motivational interviewing.

HE = Health education.

Weinstein et al.

Weinstein et al. BMC Oral Health 2014 14:15   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-14-15

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