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Table 1 Mean scores of predisposing, enabling and reinforcing factors in the two groups

From: Effectiveness of a PRECEDE-based education intervention on quality of life in elderly patients with chronic heart failure

Variable Number of question Before intervention After intervention
Intervention group Control group t p Intervention group Control group t p
knowledge 12 2.35 ± 1.43 3.20 ± 1.20 1.637 0.126 9.24 ± 1.03 5.02 ± 1.11 3.121 0.004
attitude 5 6.14 ± 3.10 6.51 ± 2.73 1.030 0.245 20.37 ± 2.16 10.31 ± 3.71 3.937 0.000
enabling factors 6 5.29 ± 4.70 5.08 ± 4.19 0.818 0.678 25.89 ± 3.12 10.97 ± 4.31 4.170 0.000
reinforcing factors 8 10.12 ± 7.80 11.42 ± 9.31 0.975 0.319 34.81 ± 10.95 15.65 ± 9.63 4.763 0.000