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Table 3 Differences in knowledge, self-efficacy, intentions and behaviour between patients and researchers across study timepoints

From: Evaluation of the partners in research course: a patient and researcher co-created course to build capacity in patient-oriented research

  Mean Δ BL to PC (PC – BL)* (SD)a Test of difference between patient and researcherb Mean Δ PC to 6 M (6 M – PC)** (SD)a Test of difference between patient and researcherb
Patients Researchers Patients Researchers
Knowledge 1.50 (1.31) 1.58 (0.83) Z score = p = 0.56 0.20 (0.50) 0.08 (0.41) p = 0.68
Self-efficacy 1.60 (0.96) 1.72 (0.89) p = 0.69 0.15 (0.43) 0.04 (0.39) p = 0.49
Intentions − 0.04 (0.81) 0.21 (0.57) p = 0.12 0.21 (0.65) 0.03 (0.46) p = 0.26
Behaviour 0.50 (1.93) 0.87 (1.61) p = 0.16 0.04 (1.42) 0.48 (1.04) p = 0.58
  1. BL Baseline timepoint, PC post-course timepoint, 6M 6-month timepoint, SD standard deviation
  2. aDescriptive statistics: mean score and standard deviation
  3. bTwo-sample Wilcoxon rank-sum test (Z-score and p-value)
  4. *Includes only participants who completed BL and PC
  5. **Includes only participants who completed PC and 6M