Table 2

Staff levels of confidence in knowing how to respond to a potentially depressed care recipient
N (BT) BT N (AT) AT N (FU) FU
Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Median (Interquartile range) Median (Interquartile range) Median (Interquartile range)
Confidence in knowing how to assist a depressed care recipient 101 3.5 (1.1) 98 4.1 (0.9)** 48 3.7 (0.9)*
3 (1) 4 (1) 4 (1)
Number of appropriate responses identified 95 2.9 (1.7) 79 2.9 (1.8) 51 2.7 (1.9)
3 (3) 2 (3) 2 (2)

Knowledge of appropriate responses before training (BT), after training (AT) and six month follow up (FU).

N.B. analyses compared BT vs AT and BT vs FU. Ns differ between variables due to missing data * P < 0.05**P < 0.001.

Atkins et al.

Atkins et al. BMC Nursing 2013 12:10   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-12-10

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