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Table 3 Overview of professionals' affiliation and number of represented patients in the use and non-use group.

From: Determinants of use and non-use of a web-based communication system in cerebral palsy care: evaluating the association between professionals' system use and their a priori expectancies and background

    TOTAL (n = 120) NON-USE (n = 54) USE = 1 (n = 20) USE (n = 46) X2
(2-sided)
    N % N % N % N %  
Care region region A (urban) 35 29% 21 39% 4 20% 10 22% .079
   region B (urban/rural) 36 30% 17 31% 6 30% 13 28%  
   region C (rural) 49 41% 16 30% 10 50% 23 50%  
Institution hospital 22 18% 12 22% 0 0% 10 22% .003*
   rehabilitation centre 30 25% 7 13% 5 25% 18 39%  
   (special) education/day care centre 55 46% 30 56% 14 70% 11 24%  
   primary care centre 13 11% 5 9% 1 5% 7 15%  
Discipline total medical 23 19% 8 15% 0 0% 15 33% .001*
   paramedical 66 55% 26 48% 12 60% 28 61%  
   educational 31 26% 20 37% 8 40% 3 7%  
  medical rehabilitation physician 11 9% 1 2% 0 0% 10 22%  
   paediatrician 8 7% 5 9% 0 0% 3 7%  
   paediatric neurologist 2 2% 1 2% 0 0% 1 2%  
   orthopaedic surgeon 1 1% 1 2% 0 0% 0 0%  
   other 1 1% 0 0% 0 0% 1 2%  
  paramedical physiotherapist 31 26% 13 24% 3 15% 15 33%  
   occupational therapist 9 8% 1 2% 3 15% 5 11%  
   speech therapist 6 5% 3 6% 2 10% 1 2%  
   manufacturer rehabilitation aids 4 3% 1 2% 1 5% 2 4%  
   pedagogue 5 4% 3 6% 1 5% 1 2%  
   social work 2 2% 0 0% 1 5% 1 2%  
   orthoptist 4 3% 2 4% 0 0% 2 4%  
   other 5 4% 3 6% 1 5% 1 2%  
  educational teacher 10 8% 6 11% 3 15% 1 2%  
   (ambulant) supervisor 16 13% 11 20% 4 20% 1 2%  
   group leader (day care) 4 3% 3 6% 0 0% 1 2%  
   other 1 1% 0 0% 1 5% 0 0%  
Npatients Npatients = 1 94 78% 50 93% 16 80% 28 61% .000*
   Npatients = 2 14 12% 4 7% 2 10% 8 17%  
   Npatients ≥ 3 12 10% 0 0% 2 10% 10 22%