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Table 3 Baseline and post interventions scores for professional’s knowledge, beliefs and practice

From: Compliance with clinical guidelines for whiplash improved with a targeted implementation strategy: a prospective cohort study

Factor Baseline Post intervention Significance
Knowledge (0 to 39) Mean (SD) 19.3 (5.3) 24.4 (5.3) P = 0.000
Biomedical belief (14 to 84) 42.0 (8.3) 37.0 (8.3) P = 0.000
Behavioural belief (6 to 36) 19.9 (3.8) 21.1 (4.1) P = 0.02
Professional practice    
% compliant 58% 79% P = 0.002
  1. Give WAD classification 7% 41% P < 0.0001
  2. Use appropriate measure of outcome 77% 88% P = 0.06
  3. Identifies those with poor prognosis 15% 24% P = 0.167
  4. Provides primarily activating treatments 69% 74% P = 0.63