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Table 3 Practice behaviours of GPs

From: Using theory to improve low back pain care in Australian Aboriginal primary care: a mixed method single cohort pilot study

  Jul-Dec 2011 Jul-Dec 2013 95 % CI for change in GICI per 10 LBP pts
GPs - participated in the intervention
 LBP patients 44 46  
 Imaging referrals - guideline inconsistent (rate per 10 LBP pts) 18 (4.1) 2 (.4) 1.6 to 5.6
 Psychosocial assessment undertaken (rate per 10 LBP pts) 3 (.7) 5 (1.1) −1.6 to 0.8
 LBP information provided (rate per 10 LBP pts) 9 (2.0) 17 (3.7) −3.8 to 5.6
GPs who did not participate - part-time/locum staff
 LBP patients 33 41  
 Imaging referrals - GICI (rate per 10 LBP pts) 5 (1.5) 18 (4.4) −5.3 to -.5
 Psychosocial assessment undertaken (rate per 10 LBP pts) 2 (.6) 3 (.7) −1.3 to 1.1
 LBP information provided (rate per 10 LBP pts) 10 (3.0) 8 (2.0) −1.2 to 3.4