Table 3

Barriers to Physical activity promotion and Respondents’ Views on Feasibility of Different Physical Activity Promotion strategies
Barriers to promotion Never n (%) Rarely n (%) Sometimes n (%) Often n (%) Very often n (%)
Insufficient consultation time 52(16.9) 67(21.8) 127(41.2) 32(10.4) 28(9.1)
Lack of counselling skills 150(48.7) 115(37.3) 30(9.7) 7(2.3) 3(1.0)
Lack of remuneration for promoting Physical activity 136(44.2) 73(23.7) 64(20.8) 14(4.5) 15(4.9)
Lack of interest in promoting Physical activity 173(56.2) 72(23.4) 36(11.7) 8(2.6) 17(5.5)
Feeling it would not change the patient’s behaviour 141(45.8) 95(30.8) 56(18.2) 8(2.6) 2(0.6)
Feeling it would not be beneficial for the patient 193(62.7) 81(26.3) 21(6.8) 5(1.6) 4(1.3)
Feasibility of different physical activity promotion strategies Highly Feasible n (%) Somewhat Feasible n (%) Not sure n (%) Not really feasible n (%) Totally unfeasible n (%)
Brief counselling integrated into regular consultations 206(66.9) 88(28.6) 8(2.6) 4(1.3) 2(0.6)
Separate one-on-one consultations 81(26.3) 137(44.5) 44(14.3) 35(11.4) 11(3.6)
Group sessions 98(31.8) 134(43.5) 31(10.1) 37(12.0) 8(2.6)
Distribution of resources (eg, brochures) 105(34.1) 120(39.0) 43(14.0) 30(9.7) 9(2.9)

Aweto et al.

Aweto et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:21   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-21

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