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Table 3 Mean and standard deviation scores for baseline and follow-up readiness to change domain

From: A rural community moves closer to sustainable obesity prevention - an exploration of community readiness pre and post a community-based participatory intervention

Domains Baseline Follow-up Change P
M SD M SD
Knowledge of issue ‘How much does the community know about the issue?’ 3.61 1.46 5.57 1.87 + 1.96 < 0.001
Knowledge of efforts ‘How much does the community know about the current programs and activities?’ 3.13 1.49 6.25 2.25 + 3.12 < 0.001
Community climate ‘What is the community’s attitude toward addressing the issue?’ 3.39 0.92 5.02 1.69 + 1.63 0.002
Leadership ‘What is leadership’s attitude toward addressing the issue? 4.25 1.01 5.20 2.01 + 0.95 0.032
Resources ‘What are the resources that are being used or could be used to address the issue? 3.07 0.86 3.16 1.00 + 0.09 0.868
Overall 3.49   5.04   + 1.55 < 0.001