Table 1

Attitudes towards treatment guidelines
Survey question(N=number of respondents) Strongly agree Somewhat agree Neither agree nor disagree Somewhat disagree Strongly disagree
Treatment guidelines are evidence-based (N = 494) 233 (47%) 206 (42%) 45 (9%) 10 (2%) 0 (0%)
Treatment guidelines are useful in daily clinical work and improve the quality of treatment (N = 497) 256 (52%) 210 (42%) 26 (5%) 5 (1%) 0 (0%)
Treatment guidelines include different aspects of a disease, and are a good tool for confirming diagnosis, starting initial treatment, and managing complications (N = 496) 212 (43%) 228 (46%) 40 (8%) 14 (3%) 2 (0.4%)
Treatment guidelines are convenient and the information is easy to find (N = 495) 130 (26%) 253 (51%) 51 (10%) 57 (12%) 4 (1%)

Taba et al.

Taba et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:455   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-455

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