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Table 3 MITI summary scores of audiotaped interactions of MI-trained (N = 14) and non-MI-trained podiatrists (N = 4)

From: Attitudes and experiences towards the application of motivational interviewing by podiatrists working with people with diabetes at high-risk of developing foot ulcers: a mixed-methods study

MITI summary scores Threshold § Threshold reached N (%) MI-trained/Non-MI-trained P-values
Relational score  ≥ 3.50 8 (44) 8/0 0.043 *
Technical score  ≥ 3.00 11 (61) 11/0 0.004 *
Reflection to question ratio  ≥ 1.00 7 (39) 7/0 0.070
Percentage complex reflections  ≥ 40 4 (22) 2/2 0.130
  1. Note: *Significantly different between groups, p < 0.05
  2. §The fair threshold was used [49]