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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for measurement indicators across each hospital

From: Collaborating with front-line healthcare professionals: the clinical and cost effectiveness of a theory based approach to the implementation of a national guideline

First line method Hospital Pre intervention (%) Post intervention (%)
pH test (↑) H1 9/49 (18.4) 30/48 (62.5)
H2 5/43 (11.6) 32/44 (72.7)
H3 6/44 (13.6) 13/40 (32.5)
H4 (control) 24/53 (45.3) 16/46 (33.3)
X-ray (↓) H1 24/49 (49.0) 11/48 (23.0)
H2 33/43 (76.7) 4/44 (9.1)
H3 18/44 (40.9) 16/40 (40.0)
H4 (control) 13/53 (24.5) 9/46 (19.6)
Placed in radiology (↓) H1 0/49 (0) 0/48 (0)
H2 1/43 (2.3) 0/44 (0)
H3 16/44 (36.4) 4/40 (10.0)
H4 (control) 0/53 (0) 0/46 (0)
Not documented (↓) H1 16/49 (32.6) 7/48 (14.6)
H2 4/43 (9.3) 8/44 (18.2)
H3 4/44 (9.1) 7/40 (17.5)
H4 (control) 16/53 (30.2) 21/46 (45.7)
  1. (↑) & (↓) = desired direction of change.