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Table 5 Correlations (Spearman’s) between factors of barriers to referrals and referred health providers

From: General practitioners knowledge and management of whiplash associated disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder: implications for patient care

  Response on 5-point Likert scale Spearman’s correlation
  Strongly disagree (%) Disagree (%) Not sure (%) Agree (%) Strongly agree (%) Factor I Factor II
Physiotherapists 44.4 49.9 1.2 4 0.5 0.20* −0.18*
Mental health professionals 6.9 44.7 16.9 30.9 0.7 0.21* 0.00
Occupational physicians 5.1 25.6 19.3 45.4 4.6 0.12* −0.10
Orthopaedic specialists 7.9 45.5 12.7 33 1.0 0.09 −0.02
Vocational rehabilitation providers 4 26.4 26.9 38.8 4 0.13* −0.16*
  1. *Significant at p-value <0.05