Table 4

Decisional Conflict Subscale mean change baseline to 3 months (n = 31)

Participant group


Intervention

Control


Baseline

3 months

Difference

Baseline

3 months

Difference


Decisional Conflict Subscales (0-100)


Values clarity subscale


31.67

30.83

-.83

20.31

22.66

2.34


Informed subscale


40.56

28.89

-11.67

35.42

28.12

-6.11


Support subscale


27.22

22.22

-5.00

30.73

25.00

-5.73


Uncertainty subscale


42.22

41.11

-1.11

39.58

37.50

-2.08


Effective decision subscale


30.00

25.00

-5.00

26.95

24.61

-2.34


Preferred respite option n (%)


In-home respite

7 (46.7)

7 (46.7)

0 (0.0)

6 (37.5)

7 (43.75)

-1 (6.25)


Day respite

3 (20.0)

0 (0.0)

-3 (-20.0)

4 (25.0)

1 (6.25)

-3 (18.75)


Short-term residential respite

5 (33.3)

8 (53.3)

3 (20.0)

6 (37.5)

8 (50.0)

2 (12.5)


Decision Control Preferences n (%)


I make the decision

7 (46.7)

2 (15.4)

-5

5 (50.0)

3 (31.3)

-2


I make the final decision after seriously considering the opinion/s of other/s

5 (33.3)

5 (38.5)

0

8 (30.0)

8 (50.0)

0


I share responsibility for deciding

3 (20.0)

6 (46.2)

3

3 (20.0)

5 (18.8)

2


Someone else makes decision, but... consider my opinion

0 (0)

0 (0)

0

0 (0)

0 (0)

0


I leave all decisions to someone else

0 (0)

0 (0)

0

0 (0)

0(0)

0


Stirling et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:21   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-21

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