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Table 4 Organizational support structures for clinical work with patients lifestyles, percent of health 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 At my PHCC, management is positive toward our work with promotion of healthy lifestyles At my PHCC, we collaborate with other stakeholders such as municipalities and community associations about our patients lifestyles
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   0.256   0.295    0.066   0.484  
 Nurses 75   74   0.740 26   21   0.372
 Physicians 69   64   0.638 15   15   0.988
Years in profession   0.552   0.254    0.422   0.298  
 0–10 76   63   0.162 20   25   0.539
  > 10 72   73   0.815 25   17   0.167
Total 73   70   0.560 23   19   0.426
Statements At my PHCC, there are incentives to promote healthy lifestyles among our patients At my PHCC, there are local guidelines/care programs on how we should promote healthy lifestyles among our 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   0.924   0.740    0.153   0.567  
 Nurses 65   72   0.261 58   57   0.870
 Physicians 65   69   0.673 48   51   0.736
Years in profession   0.036   0.412    0.596   0.276  
 0–10 56   66   0.353 52   47   0.593
  > 10 70   73   0.601 56   58   0.762
Total 65   71   0.248 55   55   0.972
  1. PHCC Primary health care centre
  2. PHC Primary health care
  3. QI Questionnaire I (May, 2011)
  4. QII Questionnaire II (May, 2013)