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Table 3 Descriptive statistics

From: Implementation of an interprofessional collaboration in practice program: a feasibility study using social network analysis

  District 1 District 1 District 2 District 2 District 3 District 3
Rings 1 and 2 Rings 1, 2, and 3 Rings 1 and 2 Rings 1, 2, and 3 Rings 1 and 2 Rings 1, 2, and 3
N = 16 N = 49 N = 19 N = 75 N = 20 N = 69
T0 T1 T0 T1 T0 T1 T0 T1 T0 T1 T0 T1
Number of contacts
 Avg. degree 5.13 7.56 5.79 7.00 4.00 5.53 4.25 4.31 4.81 6.20 4.68 5.26
 Density (%) 34 51 12 15 22 31 6 6 19 33 7 8
 E-I index          
  Ring 1          
   Internal avg. degree 4.8 7.5   3.6 5.1   2.0 3.8  
   Internal contacts 26 38   42 56   8 14  
   External contacts 32 44   28 43   38 51  
  Ring 2    N.A.    N.A.    N.A.
   External avg. degree 4.0 5.5   2.4 3.7   2.3 3.2  
   Internal contacts 20 22   24 24   102 98  
   External contacts 32 44   28 43   38 51  
 E-I index          
 E-I index ring 1 0.10 0.07   −0.20 −0.13   0.65 0.57  
 E-I index ring 2 0.23 0.33   0.08 0.28   −0.46 −0.32  
Collaboration
 Reciprocity (%) 49 64 N.A. 25 27 N.A. 40 53 N.A.
Diversity of contacts
 Mean 0.32 0.42   0.36 0.42   0.26 0.32  
 (SD) (0.17) (0.14) N.A. (0.15) (0.19) N.A. (0.17) (0.14) N.A.
 Paired T test          
 t p value −4.39 < 0.001   2.05 0.055   0.91 0.371  
Value of contacts
 Mean   7.3 7.7   7.6 7.8   7.5 7.5
 (SD) N.A. (0.67) (0.47) N.A. (0.61) (0.65) N.A. (0.64) (0.58)
 Paired T test          
 t p value   −1.28 0.209   −2.35 0.022   −1.12 0.267