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Table 3 Demographic factors and the most useful sources of information from GP, Diabetes nurses, Diabetes support group and internet

From: Sources of information on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, satisfaction with diagnostic process and information provision

  GP   Diabetes Nurses   Diabetes Support Group   Internet  
  n = 70a % p n = 50b % p n = 37c % p n = 35d % p
Age:
 - 19–30 years 26 37.1 0.017* 22 44.0 0.743 20 54.1 0.003* 11 31.4 0.001*
 - > 30 years 44 62.9 28 56.0 17 45.9 24 68.6
Country of birth:
 - Australia 22 31.4 0.182 18 36.0 0.237 16 43.2 0.002* 8 22.9 0.031*
 - Overseas 48 68.6 32 64.0 21 56.8 27 77.1
Education:
 - Year 12 or below 20 28.6 0.138 9 18.0 0.970 8 21.6 0.630 9 25.7 0.268
 - Certificate, or diploma 17 24.2 15 30.0 12 32.4 8 22.9
 - Bachelor degree 23 32.9 16 32.0 10 27.0 10 28.5
 - Postgraduate degree 10 14.3 10 20.0 7 19.0 8 22.9
Work status:
 - Full time 24 34.3 0.876 21 42.0 0.507 12 32.4 0.930 12 34.2 0.262
 - Part time 13 18.6 7 14.0 7 19.0 8 22.9
 - Other 33 47.1 22 44.0 18 48.6 15 42.9
  1. Multiple response crosstabs was used. Kruskal-Wallis test, T-test and Chi-Square test for p value
  2. a,b,c,dThe number in each category who expected information source from GPa, diabetes nursesb, diabetes support groupc and the internetd
  3. *P <0.05 was considered statistically significant