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Table 1 Pre-course questionnaire

From: Improving knowledge and changing behavior towards guideline based decisions in diabetes care: a controlled intervention study of a team-based learning approach for continuous professional development of physicians

  N Min Max Mean SD
Reasons to participate were…      
…topical focuses of the CME course. 152 2 6 5.29 .93
…the interactivity and problem-based format. 148 1 6 4.57 1.41
…the selection of the experts. 146 1 6 3.65 1.60
…the time-frame of the course. 142 1 6 4.04 1.57
Of this CME course I expect…      .
…a gain in theoretical knowledge. 154 1 6 5.39 .95
…practical guidelines for decision making 153 1 6 5.36 .99
…the presentation of newest research findings. 153 1 6 4.92 1.20
…social contact with colleagues. 147 1 6 3.35 1.48
…to get to know a new design of CME course. 144 1 6 3.28 1.59
I am interested in the topics of the CME course. 153 1 6 5.52 .87
I enjoy dealing with topics on endocrinology/diabetes. 152 1 6 5.36 1.03
The topics of the CME course are highly relevant for my clinical work. 152 1 6 5.28 1.01
I would like to know more about the topics of the CME course than I know now. 150 1 6 5.01 1.20
Learning more about endocrinology/diabetes is a general challenge for me. 146 1 6 4.75 1.32
I rate my knowledge about the theoretical background of endocrinology/diabetes prior to the course as low. 145 1 6 2.59 1.13
I rate my knowledge about the management of patients with endocrine diseases or diabetes mellitus prior to the course as low. 143 1 6 2.48 1.23
  1. N= Number of participants who completed the questionnaire, Min= lowest score, Max= highest score, Mean= mean score, SD= standard deviation.
  2. Likert-Scale: 1=strongly disagree, 6=strongly agree.