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Table 3 ADCQ 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 Mean ± SD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD F value p-value ES
ADCQ (13 items) 7.8(2.17) 7.9(2.28) 7.6(2.02) 1.560 0.212 0.069
 Orientation of time, place and situation (3 items) 2.1(0.75) 2.1(0.75) 2.1(0.76) 0.027 0.869 0.000
 Correction of behavior (3 items) 1.5(0.84) 1.6(0.89) 1.5(0.78) 0.685 0.408 0.060
 Emphasis on the past or the present (3 items) 1.7(0.95) 1.8(0.98) 1.6(0.91) 3.914 0.049 0.105
 Aim of the nurses’ communication (3 items) 2.1(0.79) 2.2(0.81) 2.1(0.76) 0.480 0.489 0.064
 Whether confusion had any meaning for the patient (1 item) 0.4(0.48) 0.5(0.03) 0.5(0.04) 0.351 0.554 0.000
  1. ADCQ Approach to Advanced Dementia Care Questionnaire, 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 6 group comparisons conducted, a corrected p-value of 0.0083 was required