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Table 3 The relationship between adherence and physician’s title (consultant and non-consultant), sharing decisions with a senior physician and knowledge scores

From: Improving pediatric emergency department physicians’ adherence to clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis—a cross-sectional study

Variable Adherence p value
Adherent (n = 67) Non-adherent (n = 176)
Title (consultant and non-consultant)
 Consultants 10 33 0.19
15% 18.7%
 Non-consultants 57 143
85% 81.3%
Sharing decisions with a senior physician
 Yes 49 99 0.007
73.13% 56.25%
 No 18 77
26.9% 43.75%
Knowledge scores
 Score 7% scored 0/2 (n = 5),
22% scored 1/2 (n = 15),
70% scored 2/2 (n = 47)
9% scored 0/2 (n = 17),
55% scored 1/2 (n = 98),
34% scored 2/2 (n = 61)
0.001