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Table 2 Means and standard deviations for outcome measures at pre-, post- training and 6-month follow-up evaluation

From: A multi-site study on the impact of an advance care planning workshop on attitudes, beliefs and behavioural intentions over a 6-month period

Variable n Mean SD Range
Understanding of ACP
 Pre 220 2.75 .42 1.6–4.0
 Post 218 3.46 .48 1.0–4.0
 Follow-up 105 3.23 .38 2.6–4.0
Perceived Skill Competency
 Pre 220 2.63 .50 1.0–4.0
 Post 218 3.34 .48 1.0–4.0
 Follow-up 105 3.14 .40 2.2–4.0
Overall Confidence
 Pre 218 2.55 .54 1.0–4.0
 Post 216 3.24 .48 1.0–4.0
 Follow-up 106 2.99 .50 2.0–4.0
Positive Behavioural Intention
 Pre 220 3.28 .43 1.3–4.0
 Post 218 3.43 .47 2.3–4.0
 Follow-up 105 3.25 .43 2.3–4.0
Beliefs on benefits of ACP
 Pre 221 3.33 .48 2.0–4.0
 Post 217 3.52 .53 1.0–4.0
 Follow-up 106 3.38 .45 3.0–4.0
Beliefs that ACP is emotionally draining for all
 Pre 218 2.69 .59 1.0–4.0
 Post 217 2.69 .69 1.0–4.0
 Follow-up 106 2.78 .65 1.0–4.0
Beliefs that ACP is Pleasant experience for self
 Pre 219 2.82 .64 1.0–4.0
 Post 219 3.16 .65 1.0–4.0
 Follow-up 106 2.97 .67 2.0–4.0