Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 ADKS content domains and professional group (n = 390)

From: Community health professionals’ dementia knowledge, attitudes and care approach: a cross-sectional survey in Changsha, China

     Professionals  
     GPs(n = 212) Community nurses (n = 178)  
Content Domain #items Mean ± SD %Correct Mean ± SD Mean ± SD F value p-value ES
ADKS 30 19.7(3.07) 66% 20.3(3.01) 19.0(3.01) 17.653 0.000* 0.211
Risk Factor 6 4.0(1.01) 67% 4.2(0.99) 3.9(1.01) 9.595 0.002* 0.148
Symptoms 4 2.3(0.98) 42% 2.5(0.96) 2.2(0.99) 8.074 0.005* 0.152
Course of disease 4 2.8(0.88) 69% 2.9(0.89) 2.7(0.87) 3.990 0.046 0.113
Assessment and Diagnosis 4 2.8(0.81) 70% 2.9(0.79) 2.7(0.84) 2.279 0.132 0.122
Treatment and Diagnosis 4 3.2(0.76) 81% 3.3(0.74) 3.2(0.80) 0.424 0.515 0.065
Life Impact 3 2.4(0.66) 81% 2.5(0.64) 2.3(0.67) 9.362 0.002* 0.151
Care Giving 5 2.1(1.12) 42% 2.2(1.13) 2.0(1.10) 1.342 0.247 0.089
  1. ADKS Alzheimer’s Disease Knowledge Scale, SD standard deviation
  2. p-value was based on Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA)
  3. ES effect size
  4. Bonferroni correction for multiple comparisons was applied. With 8 group comparisons conducted, a corrected p-value of 0.0062 was required
  5. *Significant after Bonferroni correction (p-value < 0.0062)