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Table 5 Description of facilities and participant roles (n = 56)

From: Comparison of an interactive with a didactic educational intervention for improving the evidence-based practice knowledge of occupational therapists in the public health sector in South Africa: a randomised controlled trial

Type of facility Interactive educational intervention (n = 28) Didactic educational intervention(n = 28)
No. of facilities Clinicians no. (%) Managers no. (%) Total no. (%) No. of facilities Clinicians no. (%) Managers no. (%) Total no. (%)
Tertiary hospital 3 10 (35.7) 0 (0.0) 10 (35.7) 3 12 (42.9) 1 (3.6) 13 (46.4)
District/provincially aided hospital 3 3 (10.7) 0 (0.0) 3 (10.7) 2 2 (7.1) 0 (0.0) 2 (7.1)
Tuberculosis hospital 1 2 (7.1) 0 (0.0) 2 (7.1) 1 1 (3.6) 0 (0.0) 1 (3.6)
Psychiatric hospital 3 2 (7.1) 2 (7.1) 4 (14.3) 3 2 (7.1) 2 (7.1)a 4 (14.3)
Clinics 26 4 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 4 (14.3) 32 4 (14.3) 1 (3.6)b 5 (17.9)
Specialised health care facilities 1 3 (10.7) 2 (7.1) 5 (17.9) 4 3 (10.7) 0 (0.0) 3 (10.7)
Total 37 24 (85.6) 4 (14.3) 28 (100.0) 45 24 (85.7) 4 (14.3) 28 (100.0)
  1. aOne clinician who was moving into a management position at another DOH facility was allocated as a manager.
  2. bOne clinician was appointed as a manager during the study.