Table 3

Model efficacy to predict healthcare professionals' behaviours and intentions according to the type of professional and behaviours

Healthcare professionals

Behaviour categories

Number of

participants

(studies)

Frequency-

weighted mean

R2*


Prediction of behaviour

Physicians

Clinical practice

387 (4)

0.11

Compliance with guidelines

33 (1)

0.001

Counseling

765 (1)

0.40

Total

1 185 (6)

0.28

Nurses

Clinical practice

220 (3)

0.41

Compliance with guidelines

225 (2)

0.19

Documentation

158 (2)

0.09

Total

603 (7)

0.24

Other professionals

Clinical practice

284 (1)

0.58

Counseling

40 (1)

0.33

Total

324 (2)

0.55

Prediction of intention

Physicians

Clinical practice

2 185 (11)

0.54

Acceptance of technologies

1 150 (4)

0.68

Compliance with guidelines

762 (4)

0.50

Counseling

1 146 (3)

0.28

Documentation

180 (2)

0.19

Total

5 423 (24)

0.51

Nurses

Clinical practice

4 443 (21)

0.68

Acceptance of technologies

151 (1)

0.77

Compliance with guidelines

1 181 (5)

0.62

Documentation

108 (1)

0.46

Total

5 883 (28)

0.66

Other professionals

Clinical practice

2 042 (6)

0.53

Compliance with guidelines

527 (1)

0.73

Counseling

1 111 (5)

0.62

Total

3 680 (12)

0.59


Note: Because there were missing data in few publications, total differs from 16 and 72 studies for the behaviour and intention, respectively.

Godin et al. Implementation Science 2008 3:36   doi:10.1186/1748-5908-3-36

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