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Table 4 Percentage of physicians who correctly selected all the items of the short or long checklist for pretreatment assessment for TNF-blocker therapy and to specific items, by questionnaire A, B and C and pairwise chi-square comparison

From: Effect of response format for clinical vignettes on reporting quality of physician practice

  Questionnaire A Questionnaire B Questionnaire C A and B comparison
p-value
A and C
comparison
p-value
B and C
comparison
p-value
A, B and C
comparison
p-value
Long version of checklist 0.0 5.0 5.9 0.0293 0.0143 1.0000 0.0167
Short version of checklist 50.4 84.0 95.0 <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 0.0060
Chose item "chest X-rays" 84.6 96.6 98.3 0.0015 0.0002 0.6835 <0.0001
Chose item "tuberculin skin test" 65.8 85.7 95.8 0.0004 < 0.0001 0.0072 <0.0001
  1. Questionnaire A: open-ended; Questionnaire B: closed-ended with deceptive items; Questionnaire C: closed-ended