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Table 4 Mean score of primary care practitioners on the KNOA questionnaire

From: Development and validity of a questionnaire to test the knowledge of primary care personnel regarding nutrition in obese adolescents

Dimensions Dietitians (n = 35) Non-dietitians (n = 265) p*
  Mean (DP) Median Mean (DP) Median  
I 0.419(0.356) 0.333 0.367(0.440) 0.333 0.609
II 0.800(0.335) 1.000 0.646(0.443) 0.667 0.035
III 0.600(0.403) 0.333 0.252(0.517) 0.333 0.000
IV 0.507(0.418) 0.500 -0.012(0.476) 0.000 0.000
V 0.371(0.475) 0.500 -0.056(0.550) 0.000 0.000
VI 0.709(0.341) 0.800 0.219(0.512) 0.200 0.000
VII 0.571(0.306) 0.500 0.199(0.438) 0.250 0.000
Total 0.569(0.184) 0.615 0.208(0.314) 0.230 0.000
  1. *Statistical different between the groups (Mann–Whitney U test).