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Table 2 Content of key educational messages

From: People with diabetes foot complications do not recall their foot education: a cohort study

Key message theme from podiatrist Number of times coded by Rater 1 Number of times message was not reported by patient at baseline, when it was reported by podiatrist according to Rater 1 Number of times this message was not reported by patient at 1 month, when it was reported by podiatrist according to Rater 1 Number of times coded by Rater 2 Number of times this message was not reported by patient at baseline, when it was reported by podiatrist according to Rater 2 Number of times this message was not reported by patient at 1 month, when it was reported by podiatrist according to Rater 2
Monitor blood sugar levels 11 9 8 11 9 9
Wear appropriate footwear 4 0 2 4 3 3
Foot inspections 15 11 7 14 7 6
Wound care 10 6 8 10 5 6
Who to contact if concerns/issues 12 11 12 11 3 4
Referrals 2 0 2 3 8 8
Orthotics 1 0 0 1 1 0
Other 4 2 1 4 7 6