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Table 2 Observed and recorded performance of the PSG

From: Ready for goal setting? Process evaluation of a patient-specific goal-setting method in physiotherapy

Observed performance in the video/audio tapes N = 38a Present
PSG Steps Components per step n (%)
Step 1 Identification (n = 29) 29 (100)
  Introduces ‘identification’ step in advance 24 (83)
  Explains reason for identification 13 (45)
  Stimulates patient to think about problematic activities 28 (97)
  Specifies the activities in concrete terms 29 (100)
  Summarizes the activities identified 24 (83)
Step 2 Prioritization (n = 30) 28 (93)
Step 3 Scoring (n = 32) 32 (100)
  Introduces ‘scoring’ step in advance 26 (81)
  Explains reason for scoring 9 (28)
  Scores correctly (positive) 29 (91)
Step 4 Setting goals (n = 35) 35 (100)
  Introduces ‘setting goals’ step in advance 23 (66)
  Explains reason for setting goals 10 (29)
  Repeats selected problematic activities 25 (71)
  Discusses physical examination results with patient 19 (54)
  Relates physical examination results to selected problematic activities 10 (29)
  Asks patient about treatment goals 28 (80)
  Summarizes the treatment goals discussed 18 (51)
  Checks patient’s understanding 10 (29)
Step 5 Planning treatment (n = 33) 32 (97)
  Introduces ‘planning treatment’ step in advance 9 (27)
  Explains reason for planning treatment 4 (12)
  Informs patient about treatment options 27 (82)
  Elicits patient’s preferences for treatment 20 (61)
  Incorporates patient’s preferences in treatment plan 14 (42)
  Summarizes the treatment plan 12 (36)
  Checks patient’s understanding 7 (21)
Recorded performance in the patient files N = 218 Present
PSG steps Components per step n (%)
Step 1 Identification   216 (99)
Step 4 Setting goals   215 (99)
  Selected problematic activities are reflected in the treatment goals 181 (84)
  Treatment goals are formulated in concrete terms 215 (86)
Step 5 Planning treatment   113 (52)
  Treatment plan is based on treatment goals 111 (51)
  1. aThe numbers for the different steps vary due to incomplete recordings