Table 4

Total Numbers and percentages of physicians who give different types of lifestyle advice and recommendations by country

Countries


p country

Germany

UK

US

Tukey's Multiple Comparison


Total numbers of advice (means)

< .0001

1.9

2.9

2.8

UK = US > Germany

Advice about (%)

diet

.7507

51

53

55

US = UK = Germany

smoking

< .0001

9

55

32

UK > US > Germany

alcohol

< .0001

10

36

18

UK > US = Germany

relaxation

.1873

9

11

5

UK = Germany = US

exercise

.7643

7

9

6

UK = Germany = US

weight

.0824

3

8

2

UK = Germany = US


von dem Knesebeck et al. BMC Health Services Research 2008 8:198   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-198

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