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Table 4 Correlation of formalized KM processes in DCNs according to the family caregivers’ subjective degree of feeling informed - addendum comparison group

From: Knowledge evaluation in dementia care networks: a mixed-methods analysis of knowledge evaluation strategies and the success of informing family caregivers about dementia support services

Instrument Label CR* (n) % CR* HF*1 (n) % CR* LF*1 (n) p value 95 % CI (x2) % CR* total (n) % CR* compar.*2 (n)
D-IVA (Item 20.1 + 20.2) 20.1 No need for dementia-specific information (558)a 6.9 (18) 5.7 (17) 0.681 6.4 (35) 2.4 (2)
20.2 Need for dementia-specific information but no knowledge of how to obtain it (563)a 1.9 (5) 5.0 (15) 0.048 3.6 (20) 10.9 (9)
Instrument Label mean CR* HF*1 [SD] (n) mean CR* LF*1 [SD] (n) p value 95 % CI (U-Test) mean CR* total [SD] (n) mean CR* compar.*2 [SD] (n)
D-IVA (Item 21) 21. Appraisal of how difficult it is for a family caregiver of a PwD to obtain an overview about different types of dementia information and support services 2.43 [1.12] (245) 2.39 [1.17] (263) 0.580 2.41 [0.67] (508)a 2.29 [0.68] (72)
BIZA-D (Item 4.13) 4.13 Feelings about being hindered in obtaining information about support services for household care 0.89
[1.02] (242)
1.21
[1.27] (283)
0.024 1.05 [1.18] (525)a No comparison data
  1. * CR caring relatives
  2. * 1 HF highly formalized DCNs/LF less formalized DCNs
  3. * 2Comparison data from the VerAH-Dem project (Kutzleben [21] )
  4. a Total numbers may vary due to missing values. Cases with missing values were excluded from the calculation of frequencies and means