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Table 3 Individual characteristics

From: Clinical leaders and providers’ perspectives on delivering medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder in Veteran Affairs’ facilities

  Baseline (n = 56)   Follow-up (n = 61)  
n M (SD)   n M (SD) p-value*a
DDPPQ Subscale Score    
Role Adequacy 52 2.3 (1.4)   57 2.9 (1.7) 0.11
(e.g., I feel I have a working knowledge of opioids and opioid-related problems.)
Role Legitimacy 52 2.0 (1.5)   57 2.6 (2.0) 0.12
(e.g., I feel I have the right to ask patients questions about their opioid use when necessary.)
Role Support 50 2.1 (1.4)   54 2.6 (1.6) 0.20
(e.g., If I felt the need, I could easily find someone who would be able to help me formulate the best approach for an opioid user.)
Self Esteem 51 2.2 (1.3)   54 2.6 (1.4) 0.09
(e.g., I often feel uncomfortable when working with opioid users. – reversed)
Job Satisfaction 51 2.3 (1.4)   54 2.5 (1.6) 0.63
(e.g., In general, it is rewarding to work with opioid users.)
  1. Adapted Drug and Drug Problems Perceptions Questionnaire (DDPPQ) Subscale Scores
  2. DDPPQ Drug and Drug Problems Perceptions Questionnaire, M = mean; SD standard deviation, DDPPQ responses are scaled from 1 to 7, with 1 indicating more favorable
  3. responses. Example items from each subscale provided below means
  4. *p < .05
  5. aBased on estimated mean differences in scores at baseline and follow-up. Adjusted for gender and prescriber status and clustered on regional network