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Table 4 Positive attitudes of participants toward risk assessment and screening for children under-5 in the pre-post intervention

From: Outcomes of an intervention program for family physicians on well-child care for children under 5 years in Suez Canal region, Egypt

Attitudes Pretest (n = 39) Posttest (n = 39) McNemar p value
n % n %
Referral child with parental hearing and language concerns 12 30.8 37 94.9 < 0.001*
Screening of neonatal hearing deafness loss has benefits 23 59.0 36 92.3 < 0.001*
Tendency of referral neonate for hearing loss screening 11 28.2 30 76.9 < 0.001*
Tendency of inquiring about parents’ concerns for vision of their children 15 38.5 36 92.3 < 0.001*
Performing of vision screening (corneal light reflex and the cover-uncover test) is difficult 23 59.0 36 92.3 < 0.001*
Tendency of performing red reflex testing at each well baby/child care visit 7 17.9 21 53.8 0.001*
Performing age-appropriate screening for anemia is essential 28 71.8 38 97.4 0.002*
Tendency of performing age-appropriate screening for anemia 24 61.5 39 100 < 0.001*
Conducting the Barlow and Ortolani tests is difficult 15 38.5 34 87.2 < 0.001*
  1. .Reverse-coded Likert items
  2. *Statistically significant at p value < 0.05