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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for the ten domains of the TDF scale, responses from dentists and dental hygienists (n=37) and dental assistants (n=17)

From: Using Theoretical Domains Framework (TDF) to understand implementation of a pragmatic clinical trial in Public Dental Service in Norway

Domain (number of questions) Dentists, dental hygienistsMean (range), SD Scale reliability (α) Dental assistantsMean (range), SD Scale reliability
Knowledge (6) 4.38 (3-5), 0.55 0.890 n/a n/a
Skills (4)a 4.03 (2-5), 0.61 0.662 4.18 (3-5), 0.64 n/a
Professional role and identity (1) 4.00 (3-5), 0.56 n/a 3.29 (1-5), 1.21 n/a
Beliefs about capabilities (5) 3.76 (2-5), 0.66 0.759 3.49 (2-4), 0.68 0.707
Motivation (4) 3.10 (1-4), 0.66 0.719 3.40 (3-5), 0.83 0.855
Beliefs about consequences (5) 3.96 (2-5), 0.67 0.824 3.85 (3-5), 0.73 0.906
Intentions (2) 3.84 (3-5), 0.67 0.692 3.50 (1-5), 1.12 0.988
Organizational resources (3) 3.05 (1-4), 0.79 0.770 3.20 (2-4), 0.71 0.881
Environmental context (4) 3.45 (1-5), 0.53 0.530 3.59 (2-5), 0.81 0.855
Social influences (4) 3.46 (3-5), 0.63 0.760 3.54 (3-5), 0.70 0.780
  1. a one question for dental assistants, n/a not applicable