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Table 5 Guideline adherence in medical records (n = 114) of OPs in both intervention and control group. Number of medical records in which guideline-based care was not provided (no adherence), minimally provided (minimal adherence) or optimally provided (adequate adherence) and their percentage score (performance rate)

From: Effectiveness of a tailored implementation strategy to improve adherence to a guideline on mental health problems in occupational health care

Performance indicator No adherence
n (%)
Minimal adherence
n (%)
Adequate adherence n (%)
Process diagnosis
 1.1 Monitoring recovery phase worker 65 (57.0%)a 43 (37.7%) 6 (5.3%)
 1.2 Assessment of worker’s recovery tasks 52 (45.6%) 59 (51.8%)a 3 (2.6%)
 1.3 Assessment of the employers’ perspective 38 (33.3%) 58 (50.9%)a 18 (15.8%)
Problem orientation
 2.1 Problem identification 5 (4.4%) 88 (77.2%)a 21 (18.4%)
 2.2 Assessment of symptoms 75 (65.8%)a 32 (28.1%) 7 (6.1%)
 2.3 Diagnosis 18 (15.8%) 88 (77.2%)a 8 (7.0%)
Interventions/treatment
 3.1 Evaluation of the worker’s course of the recovery process 51 (44.7%) 54 (47.4%)a 9 (7.9%)
 3.2 Treatment in accordance with the worker’s recovery process 56 (49.1%)a 44 (38.6%) 14 (12.3%)
Relapse prevention
 4.1 Relapse prevention 91 (79.8%)a 21 (18.4%) 2 (1.8%)
Continuity of care
 5.1 Rapid first consultation 36 (31.6%) 18 (15.8%) 60 (52.6%)a
 5.2 Regular contact with the worker 41 (36.0%) 43 (37.7%)a 30 (26.3%)
 5.3 Regular contact with the employer 90 (78.9%)a 10 (8.8%) 14 (12.3%)
  1. aHighest number of medical records within this performance indicator