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Table 2 Modified Domestic Abuse and Safeguarding Children Scale (M-DASC) scores before and after training intervention (n = 37)

From: Training on domestic violence and child safeguarding in general practice: a mixed method evaluation of a pilot intervention

Scale/ subscale score T1 T2 T3 P
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Total 84.4 10.6 96.1 7.1 95.2 8.7 <0.001
Knowledge 50.5 7.0 59.1 5.0 58.2 5.4 <0.001
Confidence/self-efficacy 42.8 6.3 49.5 4.5 49.1 5.8 <0.001
Beliefs/attitudes 24.5 1.8 24.8 1.9 24.7 2.0 0.61
  1. Note: T1 – pre-training. T2 – immediately post-training. T3 – 3-month follow up. SD standard deviation, P p-value for the repeated-measures ANOVA test