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Table 3 Results of ANOVAs comparing staff attitudes in 2008, 2009 and 2010

From: A four-year, systems-wide intervention promoting interprofessional collaboration

Attitude scales Mean scores for years F df p Duncan range test results*
  2008 (n = 449) 2009 (n = 525) 2010 (n = 471)     
Attitudes toward Health Team subscales
Quality of IP Care # 4.69 4.72 4.68 0.61 2,1284 0.545  
Doctor Centrality # 3.17 3.08 3.29 9.43 2,1360 < 0.001 2009 2008 2010
RIPLS subscales
Teamwork & Collaboration § 4.15 4.21 4.15 1.70 2,1357 0.184  
Professional Identity § 4.00 4.04 3.96 2.91 2,1364 0.055  
  1. # 6 point scale; § 5 point scale; * Means of groups with common underlining do not differ significantly from each other but differ significantly from other groups e.g. Doctor Centrality scores for 2009 and 2008 do not differ significantly from each other but are significantly less than 2010 mean.