Table 8

Results as percentages for responses to additional dietetic questions at T1

Training group% Strongly/agree% Strongly/disagree or uncertain
A1—I know where to get specialist support and advice on treatment for malnutrition if I need itNon-training participants (n=19)0.470.47
Training participants (n=13)0.540.38
All (n=32) 0.50 0.44
A2—I have sufficient access to patient information resources relating to malnutritionNon-training participants (n=19)0.470.47
Training participants (n=13)0.690.31
All (n=32) 0.56 0.41
A3—Patient information resources relating to malnutrition are useful and effectiveNon-training participants (n=19)0.320.63
Training participants (n=13)0.690.31
All (n=32) 0.47 0.50
A4—My team has access to a dietitian if a patient requires itNon-training participants (n=19)0.320.63
Training participants (n=13)0.380.54
All (n=32) 0.34 0.59
A5—I know the procedure for referring a patient to a dietitian if requiredNon-training participants (n=19)0.420.53
Training participants (n=13)0.460.54
All (n=32) 0.44 0.53
A6—Availability of dietitians is sufficient to meet the needs of our patientsNon-training participants (n=19)0.050.89
Training participants (n=13)0.230.77
All (n=32) 0.13 0.84
A7—Current state of malnutrition screening is sufficient to meet the needs of our patientsNon-training participants (n=19)0.580.37
Training participants (n=13)0.380.54
All (n=32) 0.50 0.44
A8—Current arrangements for treatment of malnutrition are sufficient to meet the needs of our patientsNon-training participants (n=19)0.210.74
Training participants (n=13)0.540.38
All (n=32) 0.34 0.59