Table 3

Per-patient physician responses to knowledge of emotional outcomes by division

Overall (n=100)Glaucoma (n=40)Retina (n=60)
Overall physician reported behaviour change per-patient encounter (p<0.05)*Y: 18 (18%)Y: 12 (30%)Y: 6 (10%)
N: 82 (82%)N: 28 (70%)N: 54 (90%)
Did you use the scores from the questionnaires to change your clinical approach to this patient today? (reported per patient) (p<0.05)*Y: 16 (16%)Y: 11 (27.5%)Y: 5 (8.3%)
N: 84 (84%)N: 29 (72.5%)N: 55 (91.7%)
  • Did you modify the choice of treatment based on the scores? (reported per patient)

N: 100N: 40N: 60
  • Did you modify the follow-up protocol/frequency? (reported per patient)

Y: 1 (1%)Y: 1 (2.5%)Y: 0 (0%)
N: 99 (99%)N: 39 (97.5%)N: 60
  • Did you refer the patient to the study team social worker or a psychologist/psychiatrist for a complete diagnosis today? (reported per patient)

Y: 4 (4%)Y: 2 (5%)Y: 2 (3.3%)
N: 96 (96%)N: 38 (95%)N: 58 (96.7%)
Did you change your communication style with the patient following the scores from the questionnaire? (reported per patient) (p<0.05)*Y: 12 (12%)Y: 9 (22.5%)Y: 3 (5%)
N: 88 (88%)N: 31 (77.5%)N: 57 (95%)
  • *Fisher’s exact test p value.