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Table 3 Questionnaire and frequency distribution of responses

From: The challenges of trying to increase preventive healthcare for children in general practice: results of a feasibility study

Questions asked of Clinicians (N = 14) Before HKC- intervention After HKC-intervention
For child preventive health:- Strongly disagree Disagree No opinion Agree Strongly agree Strongly disagree Disagree No opinion Agree Strongly agree
Questions 1–6 = ‘Beliefs’
Questions 7–12 = ‘Self-efficacy’
(Adult preventive health items not included)
1 I believe Early Intervention services are important in improving outcomes for children and families 0 0 0 3 11 0 0 0 3 11
2 I play a significant role in providing advice about vaccination 0 0 0 4 10 0 0 1 3 10
3 Our practice plays a significant role in providing vaccination services 0 0 0 4 10 0 0 0 4 10
4 I think it is important to calculate a BMI for school aged children 0 0 1 9 4 0 0 1 9 4
5 I think it is important to calculate a BMI for children aged 2 to 5 years 0 1 3 6 4 0 0 4 6 b4
6 I believe pre-school children should have their development assessed in general practice at every opportunity 0 0 1 6 7 0 0 0 8 6
7 I feel confident in my ability to conduct post-natal checks of infants 0 3 0 5 6 0 1 2 3 8
8 I feel confident in my ability to perform a Healthy Kids Check for a child aged 4.5 years 0 0 1 a9 4 0 0 1 6 7
9 I feel confident in my ability to perform a Healthy Kids Check for a child aged 3.5 years 0 1 1 8 4 0 0 3 4 7
10 I feel confident in my ability to detect developmental problems in pre-school children without the use of standardised developmental screening tests 1 1 5 5 2 0 2 4 6 2
11 I feel confident in my ability to use standardised developmental screening tests (e.g.PEDS) to help detect developmental problems in children < 5 years 0 0 6 7 1 0 0 2 9 3
12 I feel confident in my ability to detect the “red flags” for Autism in children under 5 years 0 1 4 7 2 0 1 3 7 3
  1. aMissing data adjusted to reflect no change from data obtained in post-intervention questionnaire
  2. bMissing data adjusted to reflect no change from data obtained in pre-intervention questionnaire