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Table 6 Correlations (Spearman’s) between confidence of diagnosing and managing WAD/PTSD and futher education and training

From: General practitioners knowledge and management of whiplash associated disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder: implications for patient care

  Response on 5-point Likert scale Spearman’s correlation
  Strongly disagree (%) Disagree (%) Not sure (%) Agree (%) Strongly agree (%) Diagnosing and managing WAD Diagnosing and managing PTSD
Diagnosis and management of whiplash injury to the neck following a road traffic crash 0 2.6 6.4 62.3 28.7 −0.20*  
The guidelines available for acute whiplash management 0.2 1.4 6.2 60.2 32 --0.16*  
Diagnosis and management of psychological conditions following a road traffic crash 0 2.4 5.9 62.6 29.1   −0.09
  1. *Significant at p-value <0.05