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Table 3 Staff Ratings of Confidence in Selected Aspects of Equity-Oriented Health Care at Pre-Intervention, Post-Education, and Post-Intervention

From: Disruption as opportunity: Impacts of an organizational health equity intervention in primary care clinics

Items Pre-Intervention (n = 86)b After Staff Education (n = 82) Post- Interventionc (n = 57)
In a patient encounter, how confidenta are you that you can: M (SD) n M (SD) n M (SD) n
1. explain to a patient what trauma is? 5.4 (2.39) 64 6.6 (2.28) 65 7.2 (2.10) 48
2. explain the effects of trauma to a patient? 5.3 (2.32) 64 6.5 (2.40) 65 7.2 (2.29) 49
3. recognize the signs and symptoms of trauma, even if a person does not verbally tell you that they have experienced a traumatic event? 5.7 (2.36) 68 6.3 (2.36) 69 7.0 (2.16) 51
In general, how confident are you in your ability to effectively deal with biases, discrimination, and prejudices in the clinical setting? 5.8 (2.02) 76 6.9 (2.00) 77 7.7 (1.34) 56
  1. aBased on a 10-point Likert scale ranging from ‘not at all confident’ (1) to ‘completely confident ‘(10)
  2. bSample size at each time point and for each question varies due to staff turnover, missed responses, and the voluntary and anonymous nature of participation
  3. cAfter completion of the Organizational Integration and Tailoring (OIT) phase of the EQUIP intervention