Table 3

Recall and uptake of recommendations (n = 73)
Number (%) who reported APP recommended strategy Of those who recalled recommendation, number (%) who used strategy Overall number (%) who reported using strategies to manage arthritis at 6 weeks
Exercise 52 (71) 43 (83) 56 (76)
Review information on arthritis 47 (64) 20 (43) 27 (37)
Contact The Arthritis Society* 23 (32) 5 (22) 6 (8)
Weight loss/management 15 (21) 11 (73) 27 (37)
Use assistive devices 13 (18) 7 (54) 17 (24)
Take a course or class 9 (12) 1 (11) 2 (3)

*A not-for-profit organization devoted to funding and promoting arthritis research, programs and patient care.

MacKay et al.

MacKay et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:669   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-669

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