Table 2

Associates of heath care professionals’ appreciation of and adherence to the Care Standard (N = 1081)
Working in accordance with CS (%) CS as norm (mean(SD)) Guidelines for professional group as norm (mean(SD)) Feasibility (mean(SD)) Quality assurance (%)
Completely Major contribution
All participants 15.5 2.9 (1.0) 4.0 (0.4) 3.9 (0.7) 83.9
Age OR = 1.03* β = -0.02 β = -0.36 β = 0.05 OR = 1.00 (0.98-1.02)
Gender
Men (1) 18.0 3.3 (1.0) 4.0 (0.3) 4.0 (0.7) 83.0
Women (2) 14.1 2.7 (1.0) 4.0 (0.5) 3.9 (0.7) 84.3
Significant contrasts 2 < 1
Professional group
General practitioners (1) 27.8 3.0 (1.0) 4.0 (0.2) 4.1 (0.7) 82.1
Practice nurses (2) 12.7 2.7 (0.7) 4.0 (0.3) 3.9 (0.5) 90.0
Diabetes nurses (3) 15.1 2.3 (0.9) 4.1 (0.4) 3.8 (0.7) 89.7
Dieticians (4) 3.4 2.1 (0.7) 4.0 (0.7) 3.6 (0.7) 78.6
Physiotherapists (5) 1.4 2.7 (0.9) 3.8 (0.9) 3.5 (0.9) 75.7
Internal medicine physicians (6) 7.8 3.2 (1.2) 3.8 (0.8) 3.7 (0.9) 64.0
Pediatricians (7) 19.6 3.4 (1.1) 4.0 (0.0) 3.7 (0.9) 73.9
Significant contrasts 2 < 1,7 2,3,4,5 < 1,6,7; 5 < 1,2,3,4,7 2,3,4,5,6,7 < 1 6 < 1,4
4,5 < 1,2,3,7 3,4 < 2,5 6 < 3 4,5 < 2,3 1,4,5,6,7 < 2,3
5 < 6 5 < 1
Health care division
Primary care (1) 17.2 3.0 (1.0) 4.0 (0.4) 4.0 (0.7) 85.4
Secondary care (2) 9.3 2.5 (1.1) 4.0 (0.6) 3.7 (0.8) 78.9
Significant contrasts 2 < 1 2 < 1

*p < 0.05, Note: significant contrasts were identified by comparisons made between the subgroups by repeating the logistic or linear regression analysis using a different reference group for each independent variable each time.

Raaijmakers et al.

Raaijmakers et al. BMC Research Notes 2013 6:417   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-6-417

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