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Table 3 Extent of work with promotion of healthy lifestyles habits, percent of health care professionals who agree to a high extent

From: Implementation of clinical practice guidelines on lifestyle interventions in Swedish primary healthcare – a two-year follow up

Statements The promotion of healthy lifestyle habits among my patients is a substantial part of my duties I work to a great extent with promotion of healthy lifestyle habits concerning tobacco use
Questionnaire Q I Q II Q I → Q II Q I Q II Q I → Q II
Characteristics % P % P P % P % P P
Profession   0.007   0.003    0.008   0.704  
 Nurses 66   65   0.892 59   79   0.003
 Physicians 47   36   0.250 77   76   0.904
Years in profession   0.000   0.276    0.151   0.652  
 0–10 44   47   0.774 59   75   0.102
  > 10 70   58   0.091 68   79   0.091
Total 60   55   0.389 65   78   0.015
Statements I work to a great extent with promotion of healthy lifestyle habits concerning hazardous use of alcohol I work to a great extent with promotion of healthy lifestyle habits concerning unhealthy eating habits
Questionnaire Q I Q II Q I → Q II Q I Q II Q I → Q II
Characteristics % P % P P % P % P P
Profession   0.666   0.930    0.592   0.000  
 Nurses 50   66   0.033 67   80   0.043
 Physicians 53   65   0.252 63   45   0.065
Years in profession   0.088   0.977    0.433   0.236  
 0–10 44   66   0.037 62   59   0.781
  > 10 56   65   0.176 67   71   0.580
Total 51   65   0.016 66   68   0.701
Statements I work to a great extent with promotion of healthy lifestyle habits concerning insufficient physical activity I would like to work to a greater extent with promotion of healthy lifestyles among my patients
Questionnaire Q I Q II Q I → Q II Q I Q II Q I → Q II
Characteristics % P % P P % P % P P
Profession   0.099   0.116    0.151   0.001  
 Nurses 69   82   0.046 81   83   0.684
 Physicians 80   68   0.199 73   54   0.046
Years in profession   0.461   0.741    0.198   0.760  
 0–10 70   75   0.562 83   75   0.615
  > 10 74   78   0.532 76   72   0.682
Total 72   77   0.364 78   73   0.282
  1. QI Questionnaire I (May, 2011)
  2. QII Questionnaire II (May, 2013)