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Table 3 Difference in response frequency between unprompted, open ended questions and prompted questions for topics of diabetes education (Questions 13 & 14)

From: PoDFEd: Podiatrists and Diabetes Footcare Education Survey - How do Australian podiatrists provide diabetes education?

Topic of educationCoded responses to unprompted, open ended question
n(%) of 420
Responses to prompted questions
n (%) of 413
X2 (df), P Values
Vascular211 (50%)396 (96%)0.0 (1), 0.99
Neuropathy217 (52%)406 (98%)0.10 (1), 0.75
Ulceration risks98 (23%)386 (93%)417.82 (1), < 0.01
Footwear98 (23%)396 (96%)451.15 (1), < 0.01
General skin and nail care193 (46%)370 (90%)179.00(1), < 0.01
Blood sugar levels96 (2%)359 (87%)342.26 (1), < 0.01
Physical activity22 (< 1%)303 (73%)403.34 (1), < 0.01
Smoking8 (< 1%)268 (65%)370.05 (1), < 0.01
Dietary17 (< 1%)232 (56%)267.51 (1), < 0.01
Medication1 (< 1%)0 (0%)0.99 (1), 0.32
Referrals7 (< 1%)0 (0%)5.09 (1), 0.02
Other (please specify)15 (< 1%)17 (< 1%)0.05 (1), 0.82