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Table 2 Associates of heath care professionals’ appreciation of and adherence to the Care Standard (N = 1081)

From: Perceptions of Dutch health care professionals regarding the Care Standard for diabetes

  Working in accordance with CS (%) CS as norm (mean(SD)) Guidelines for professional group as norm (mean(SD)) Feasibility (mean(SD)) Quality assurance (%)
  Completely     Major contribution
All participants 15.5 2.9 (1.0) 4.0 (0.4) 3.9 (0.7) 83.9
Age OR = 1.03* β = -0.02 β = -0.36 β = 0.05 OR = 1.00 (0.98-1.02)
Gender      
Men (1) 18.0 3.3 (1.0) 4.0 (0.3) 4.0 (0.7) 83.0
Women (2) 14.1 2.7 (1.0) 4.0 (0.5) 3.9 (0.7) 84.3
Significant contrasts   2 < 1    
Professional group      
General practitioners (1) 27.8 3.0 (1.0) 4.0 (0.2) 4.1 (0.7) 82.1
Practice nurses (2) 12.7 2.7 (0.7) 4.0 (0.3) 3.9 (0.5) 90.0
Diabetes nurses (3) 15.1 2.3 (0.9) 4.1 (0.4) 3.8 (0.7) 89.7
Dieticians (4) 3.4 2.1 (0.7) 4.0 (0.7) 3.6 (0.7) 78.6
Physiotherapists (5) 1.4 2.7 (0.9) 3.8 (0.9) 3.5 (0.9) 75.7
Internal medicine physicians (6) 7.8 3.2 (1.2) 3.8 (0.8) 3.7 (0.9) 64.0
Pediatricians (7) 19.6 3.4 (1.1) 4.0 (0.0) 3.7 (0.9) 73.9
Significant contrasts 2 < 1,7 2,3,4,5 < 1,6,7; 5 < 1,2,3,4,7 2,3,4,5,6,7 < 1 6 < 1,4
4,5 < 1,2,3,7 3,4 < 2,5 6 < 3 4,5 < 2,3 1,4,5,6,7 < 2,3
5 < 6     5 < 1
Health care division      
Primary care (1) 17.2 3.0 (1.0) 4.0 (0.4) 4.0 (0.7) 85.4
Secondary care (2) 9.3 2.5 (1.1) 4.0 (0.6) 3.7 (0.8) 78.9
Significant contrasts 2 < 1 2 < 1    
  1. *p < 0.05, Note: significant contrasts were identified by comparisons made between the subgroups by repeating the logistic or linear regression analysis using a different reference group for each independent variable each time.