Table 4

Nurses’ perception of importance of barriers in lifestyle risk factor intervention
Group mean (95% confidence interval) p1 Effect size(95% CI)
Intervention Control Group Time Group × time interaction
Perception of barriers
Client- & support related (n = 32) (n = 21) 0.368 0.050 0.010
Baseline 3.05 (2.82-3.28) 2.85 (2.51 -3.19) 0.28 (−0.28-0.83)
6-month 2.51 (2.23-2.78) 2.97 (2.73 - 3.22) −0.65 (−1.20--0.07)
12-month 2.63 (2.37-2.89) 2.77 (2.45 - 3.08) −0.19 (−0.74-0.37)
Clinician-related (n = 32) (n = 20) 0.663 0.543 0.248
Baseline 2.19 (1.85-2.53) 1.85 (1.43 - 2.27) 0.35 (−0.22-0.91)
6-month 2.00 (1.64-2.36) 2.13 (1.69 - 2.57) −0.13 (−0.68-0.43)
12-month 1.94 (1.63-2.25) 1.88 (1.49 - 2.27) 0.07 (−0.49-0.63)
Service-related (n = 30) (n = 21) 0.417 0.853 0.411
Baseline 2.87 (2.49-3.24) 2.97 (2.63 - 3.31) −0.10 (−0.66-0.45)
6-month 2.77 (2.54-3.01) 3.10 (2.79 - 3.40) −0.48 (−1.04-0.09)
12-month 2.97 (2.80-3.14) 2.87 (2.52 - 3.22) 0.16 (−0.40-0.71)

1 Testing for overall difference in level between early and late groups (main effect of group), change over time (main effect of time), and difference in time course between groups (group × time interaction). Repeated-measures ANOVA was used to account for within-subject correlation.

Chan et al.

Chan et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:54   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-54

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