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Table 5 Number and percentage of patients that have received information from a source over time

From: A longitudinal study on the information needs and preferences of patients after an acute coronary syndrome

Information Sources Baseline 6 months follow-up (T1) 12 months follow-up (T2) 24 months follow-up (T3) df Cochran’s Q
GPs 142 (65.44) 187 (86.17) 181 (83.41) 188 (86.63) 3 59.44***
Specialists 195 (89.86) 205 (94.47) 204 (94.00) 203 (93.54) 3 7.63
Relatives 172 (79.26) 186 (85.71) 170 (78.34) 178 (82.02) 3 4.33
Friends 147 (67.74) 161 (74.19) 139 (64.05) 132 (60.83) 3 9.64*
I. Leaflets-Physician 136 (62.67) 162 (74.65) 151 (69.58) 132 (60.83) 3 16.18***
I. Leaflets Associations 63 (29.03) 86 (39.63) 70 (32.25) 78 (35.94) 3 5.61
Magazines 90 (41.47) 116 (53.45) 112 (51.61) 113 (52.07) 3 14.49**
Internet 102 (47.00) 119 (54.83) 118 (54.37) 120 (55.29) 3 9.64**
Television 94 (43.31) 115 (52.99) 125 (57.60) 125 (57.60) 3 20.94***
  1. Note: *Significant differences (p < .05); **Significant differences (p < .01); ***Significant differences (p < .001)