Table 3.

Characteristics of practitioners who did or did not counsel pregnant women about risk factors for listeriosis

CHARACTERISTICSDID COUNSELDID NOT COUNSELTOTAL
NO.%NO.%NO.%
Years in practice
  • In training1631.43568.65116.5
  • 0–93136.05564.08627.7
  • 10–192536.84363.26821.9
  • ≥ 203230.57369.510533.9
  • Total (n = 310); P = .7810433.520666.5310100.0
Study group
  • Doctors in Vancouver4732.69767.414446.0
  • Doctors in rest of British Columbia812.15887.96621.1
  • Family practice residents1827.34872.76621.1
  • Midwives3183.8616.23711.8
  • Total (n = 313); P < .00110433.220966.8313100.0
Practitioners providing prenatal care
  • Yes10240.215259.825481.9
  • No11.85598.25618.1
  • Total (n = 310); P < .00110333.220766.8310100.0
Practitioners attending deliveries
  • Yes7645.59154.516754.0
  • No2618.311681.714246.0
  • Total (n = 309); P < .00110233.020767.0309100.0