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Table 1 T-test comparing years of practice between those health professionals selecting very much vs. those selecting some other option for three* of the healthy lifestyle counseling question

From: Counseling on lifestyle habits in the United States and Sweden: a report comparing primary care health professionals’ perspectives on lifestyle counseling in terms of scope, importance and competence

Probability table How important is it to provide advice? To what extent are you counseling? To what extent do you have expertise?
  U.S. Sweden U.S. Sweden U.S. Sweden
  ‘very’ ‘other’ ‘very’ ‘other’ ‘very’ ‘other’ ‘very’ ‘other’ ‘very’ ‘other’ ‘very’ ‘other’
Tobacco use 16.7 13.0 21.4 12.3 17.0 15.5 23.2 19.1 19.2 14.2 23.3 19.7
Alcohol use 15.6 20.9 21.1 17.4 17.6 15.9 23.1 19.3 20.0 14.9 24.4 19.5
Physical activity 16.0 21.8 21.9 16.1 15.5 18.6 23.1 19.6 18.3 15.3 25.6 19.2
Eating habits 16.3 18.8 25.0 18.9 15.6 18.2 23.4 19.3 17.1 16.4 24.9 19.7
  1. Values in bold are significant at at least the .05 level.
  2. *The comparison of years of practice and those selecting very much vs. other was not conducted for the question relating to changing extent of counseling, as it would be difficult to interpret what this comparison actually means without conditioning on the subjects other responses, which would create scarcity issues.