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Table 4 Participants’ profile by level of adherence for the Clinical Vignette

From: Italian physiotherapists’ knowledge of and adherence to osteoarthritis clinical practice guidelines: a cross-sectional study

  ‘Delivering’ (N = 202) ‘Partially Delivering’ (N = 181) ‘Non-Delivering’ (N = 439)
Age (years)(mean,(SD)) 31.2 (10.9) 37.4 (13.7) 37.2 (13.7)
Sex (N (%)):
 Female 81 (40) 86 (48) 220 (50)
 Male 121 (60) 95 (52) 219 (50)
Years of Practice (N (%)):
 Less than 1 year 30 (15) 18 (10) 39 (9)
 From 1 to 5 years 100 (50) 71 (39) 148 (34)
 From 6 to 10 years 40 (20) 28 (16) 81 (18)
 More than 10 years 32 (15) 64 (35) 171 (39)
Highest Academic Level Reached (N (%)):
 Bachelor of Science (BSc)/Equivalent level 57 (28) 64 (35) 161 (37)
 I Level Master Degree* 115 (57) 79 (44) 188 (43)
 Master of Science (MSc)/II Level Master† 23 (11) 32 (18) 67 (15)
 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 7 (4) 6 (3) 23 (5)
Read at least one osteoarthritis CPGs (N (%)):
 Yes 124 (61) 114 (63) 240 (55)
 No 78 (39) 67 (37) 199 (45)
  1. Legend: N, number; %, percentage; *Academic degree that can be gained after BSc (Italian education system); † Academic degree that can be gained after MSc (Italian education system)