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Table 6 Mean Score by Construct and by Training and Experience

From: Factors influencing identification of and response to intimate partner violence: a survey of physicians and nurses

  No training, No experience Training, No experience No training, experience Training, experience Missing
Preparedness 2.39 (0.45) 2.67 (0.42)^ 2.77 (0.43)^ 3.10 (0.43)^*# 2.99 (0.46)^
Self-confidence 2.67 (0.38) 2.84 (0.31) 2.90 (0.37)^ 3.15 (0.41)^*# 2.93 (0.49)
Practitioner lack of control 3.03 (0.39) 3.19 (0.36) 3.22 (0.36)^ 3.41 (0.37)^*# 3.31 (0.38)
Comfort following disclosure 2.84 (0.53) 3.00 (0.43) 3.09 (0.46)^ 3.28 (0.51)^*# 3.11 (0.44)
Professional supports 2.31 (0.48) 2.56 (0.47) 2.44 (0.51) 2.82 (0.56)^# 2.66 (0.52)
Practice pressures 2.88 (0.38) 2.89 (0.41) 2.94 (0.45) 3.11 (0.50)^# 2.87 (0.50)
Abuse inquiry 2.58 (0.29) 2.77 (0.30)^ 2.86 (0.35)^ 3.08 (0.40)^*# 2.93 (0.36)
Practitioner consequences of asking 2.85 (0.48) 2.91 (0.37) 2.97 (0.47) 3.08 (0.49)^ 2.80 (0.56)
  1. Number in parenthesis is the standard deviation associated with the mean; one-way ANOVA, Dunnett's t-test used to test significance of post hoc tests; ^: significantly higher than "no training no experience"; *: significantly higher than "training, no experience"; #: significantly higher than "no training, experience"; all cases p < 0.01