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Table 3 Comparison between the number of workshops attended and utilizing EFC resources

From: Pilot implementation of elder-friendly care practices in acute care setting: a mixed methods study

QuestionsAttended all 3 EFC learning workshopsAttended < 3 EFC learning workshopsχ2 Statisticp-value
n (%)n (%)
Have you accessed the online EFC Toolkit?
 Yes10 (55.6%)9 (22.5%)9.69< 0.01*
 No8 (44.4%)18 (45.0%)
 I don’t Know0 (0.00%)13 (32.5%)
Would you return and use the EFC Toolkit?
 Yes13 (86.7%)15 (48.4%)3.710.05
 No0 (0.00%)1 (3.2%)
 I don’t Know2 (13.3%)15 (48.4%)
Would you recommend the EFC Toolkit to others?
 Yes13 (86.7%)12 (40.0%)8.82**< 0.01*
 No0 (0.00%)0 (0.00%)
 I don’t Know2 (13.3%)18 (60.0%)
Have you or your unit used EFC strategies to change your approach to caring for frail older patients
 Yes17 (100%)24 (77.4%)0.710.40
 No0 (0.00%)2 (6.5%)
 I don’t Know0 (0.00%)5 (16.1%)
  1. *Significant differences at 95% confidence level. **Pearson Chi-square test was used for comparison of this question as the ‘No’ responses were zero. For other questions, Chi-Square test for trend was used