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Table 6 Percentage on the questions about knowledge and mean Likert-scores on the questions about attitude

From: Development and evaluation of a blended educational programme for general practitioners’ trainers to stimulate proactive HIV testing

Knowledge Pre-training % of GP trainers with correct answer Post-training % of GP trainers with correct answer p-value
 • ‘Is HIV testing required in high-risk groups?’ 83.6 95.9 0.012
 • ‘What is the percentage of people unaware of their HIV infection?’ 41.1 78.1 0.000
 • ‘What is the percentage of people diagnosed late for care?’ 42.9 72.9 0.000
Attitude    
  Mean (sd) score at the start of the programme (n = 74) Mean (sd) score after three months of the programme (n = 74) p-value
 • Proactive HIV testing is a task of the GP 3.9 (0.8) 3.9 (0.6) 0.744
 • It is a task of the GP to be aware of the patients sexual orientation 3.5 (0.9) 3.5 (0.8) 0.566
 • Sexual history and techniques is an essential part of a STI consultation 4.1 (0.6) 4.3 (0.5) 0.105
 • Lack of time to discuss a sexual history and techniques in a STI consultation 2.7 (0.9) 2.9 (0.9) 0.197
 • I rather refer patients with STI symptoms to a STI clinic 2.2 (0.9) 2.0 (0.7) 0.038
 • It’s unacceptable to discuss an HIV test if patients visit their GP with no STI related questions 2.4 (0.8) 2.4 (0.7) 0.902
 • It’s a GP trainers task to register sexual orientation 2.9 (1.0) 2.7 (0.9) 0.187