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Table 3 Self-efficacy for identification and management between comparison and intervention group at pre- and post-assessments

From: A theory-based educational intervention to pediatricians in order to improve identification and referral of maternal depression: a quasi-experimental study

  Pre Post Change   
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) P** P
I feel confident in my ability to identify maternal depression.      
 Comparison group 2.0 (0.7) 1.9 (0.3) −0.1 (0.7) 0.763 <0.001
 Intervention group 2.5 (1.1) 3.3 (0.6) 0.8 (1.2) 0.008  
P* 0.125 <0.001    
I feel confident in my ability to treat (provide referral, counseling) maternal depression      
 Comparison group 2.2 (0.7) 1.9 (0.3) −0.3 (0.9) 0.083 <0.001
 Intervention group 2.3 (0.9) 3 (0.5) 0.7 (1.2) 0.016  
P* 0.885 <0.001    
I feel comfortable talking about depression with patients.      
 Comparison group 3.6 (0.9) 3.0 (0.8) −0.6 (1.0) 0.009 0.035
 Intervention group 3.5 (0.9) 3.5 (0.6) 0.0 (1.0) 1.000  
P* 0.733 0.022    
P* 0.445 0.008    
I am comfortable contacting a mental health professional to consult about a patient.      
 Comparison group 4.4 (0.9) 4.7 (0.7) 0.3 (1.1) 0.813 0.741
 Intervention group 4.5 (0.7) 4.5 (0.9) 0.0 (1.1) 0.817  
P* 0.863 0.779    
  1. *p value for differences between the two groups; **p value for changes among pre- and post-measures; repeated measurements ANOVA, p value for interaction effect of time with group.