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Table 4 Descriptive (mean, standard deviation) and test statistics for IRWFY scales at pre- and post-intervention (n = 32)

From: Knowledge-exchange in the Pacific: outcomes of the TROPIC (translational research for obesity prevention in communities) project

   Pre-intervention Post-intervention    
Scale n M a SD M a SD t p d
Organizational         
 Acquire 32 3.3 0.6 3.3 0.5 .83 .41 −.04
 Assess 32 3.4 0.7 3.3 0.8 .68 .50 .13
 Adapt 32 3.2 0.7 3.4 0.6 −.96 .35 −.17
 Apply 32 3.4 0.8 3.3 0.7 .90 .38 .15
 Decision making 32 3.4 0.7 3.4 0.9 −.02 .99 .00
Individual         
 Looking for research 32 3.6 0.7 3.6 0.6 −.38 .71 −.06
 Assess 31 3.4 0.7 3.7 0.5 −2.37 .03 −.43
 Adapt 30 3.5 0.7 3.6 0.6 −1.02 .32 −.19
  1. aResponse scale: 1 = ‘strongly disagree’, 5 = ‘strongly agree’