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Table 2 Distribution of questionnaire responses for primary outcomes with between-group analyses

From: Evaluation of a tailored, multi-component intervention for implementation of evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in primary care physical therapy: a non-randomized controlled trial

Outcome Baseline   Follow-up P value Follow-up P value
Intention-to-treat Per protocol
  Intervention group (n = 171)* Control group (n = 100)*   Intervention group (n = 168)* Control group (n = 88)*   Intervention group (n = 97)* Control group (n = 88)*  
Awareness that guidelines exist    ns    p = 0.030    p = 0.003
  Yes 53 (31.0%) 37 (37.0%)   99 (58.9%) 39 (44.3%)   65 (67.0%) 39 (44.3%)  
  Partially 108 (63.2%) 57 (57.0%)   68 (40.5%) 46 (52.3%)   32 (33.0%) 46 (52.3%)  
  No 10 (5.8%) 6 (6.0%)   1 (0.6%) 3 (3.4%)   0 (0.0%) 3 (3.4%)  
Knowledge of where to find guidelines    ns    p < 0.001    p < 0.001
  Yes 25 (14.7%) 11 (11.1%)   67 (39.9%) 14 (15.9%)   45 (46.4%) 14 (15.9%)  
  Partially 108 (63.5%) 67 (67.7%)   90 (53.6%) 57 (64.8%)   47 (48.5%) 57 (64.8%)  
  No 37 (21.8%) 21 (21.2%)   11 (6.5%) 17 (19.3%)   5 (5.2%) 17 (19.3%)  
Easy access to guidelines    ns    p < 0.001    p < 0.001
  Yes 14 (8.2%) 11 (11.1%)   43 (25.6%) 6 (6.8%)   31 (32.0%) 6 (6.8%)  
  Partially 92 (53.8%) 52 (52.5%)   105 (62.5%) 56 (63.6%)   62 (63.9%) 56 (63.6%)  
  No 65 (38.0%) 36 (36.4%)   20 (11.9%) 26 (29.5%)   4 (4.1%) 26 (29.5%)  
Use of guidelines    ns    p = 0.081    p = 0.043
  Frequently 78 (46.2%) 48 (48.0%)   93 (55.4%) 42 (47.7%)   61 (62.9%) 42 (47.7%)  
  Sometimes 70 (41.4%) 41 (41.0%)   69 (41.1%) 37 (42.0%)   33 (34.0%) 37 (42.0%)  
  Infrequently 21 (12.4%) 11 (11.0%)   6 (3.6%) 9 (10.2%)   3 (3.1%) 9 (10.2%)  
  1. Data are numbers (percentages); ns, not significant.
  2. *Numbers do not always add up to total n in respective group due to missing data.