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Table 3 Cognitive, affective and behavioural outcomes

From: Assisting informed decision making for labour analgesia: a randomised controlled trial of a decision aid for labour analgesia versus a pamphlet

Cognitive, affective and behavioural outcomes Decision aid (n = 395)* Pamphlet (n = 201)* Mean difference (95%CI) P-value
Decisional conflict (1-100, 1 = low decisional conflict)     
Baseline 31.4 (12.8) 31.2 (13.4) 0.22 (-2.0, 2.7) 0.84
Primary follow-up 23.9 (10.6) 24.9 (12.9) -0.99 (-3.1, 1.1) 0.37
Second follow-up 19.9 (12.3) 20.2 (14.1) -0.31 (-2.9, 2.3) 0.82
Knowledge (% correct responses)     
   Baseline 53.4 (21.9) 54.4 (20.9) -0.94 (-4.6, 2.7) 0.61
   First follow-up 65.1 (29.5) 56.5 (27.4) 8.58 (3.7, 13.5) <0.01
Anxiety (20-80, 20 = low anxiety)     
   Baseline 33.9 (10.1) 34.3 (11.8) -0.32 (-2.2, 1.5) 0.74
   First follow-up 33.3 (9.3) 34.3 (11.0) -0.96 (-2.8, 0.8) 0.32
   Second follow-up 29.4 (8.5) 29.0 (9.5) 0.55 (-2.3, 1.2) 0.54
Satisfaction with decision making
[% satisfied]
    
   First follow-up 81.5 (10.3) 80.7 (11.7) 0.86 (-1.1, 2.9) 0.40
   Second follow-up 84.4 (12.9) 82.8 (16.1) 1.53 (-1.9, 4.4) 0.32
Enough information to make decision [%]     
   1st follow-up 89.2 79.8 RR 1.34 (1.1, 1.7) <0.01
Participation in decision making [%]1st follow-up     
   I will choose by myself 76.7 80.6   
Shared decision with
care-providers
22.1 17.7 RR 0.93 (0.8, 1.0)  
   Care-providers decides 1.2 1.7   
Participation in decision making [%]2nd follow-up     
   I chose by myself 34.5 49.6   
   I chose after seriously considering my care- providers opinion 37.8 30.7 = 9.4 0.09
   Shared decision with care-providers 19.3 13.8   
   Care providers made decisions 6.0 4.9   
   Other 2.7 1.5   
  1. *Numbers may not add up to totals due to missing data