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Table 2 Comparisons between Australia and all countries using independent-samples t-tests (N = 1501)

From: Oncology practitioners’ perspectives and practice patterns of post-treatment cancer survivorship care in the Asia-Pacific region: results from the STEP study

  Possible range Australia Hong Kong China Japan South Korea Thailand Singapore India Myanmar Philippines
N = 163
(Ref)
N = 100 N = 317 N = 209 N = 100 N = 200 N = 147 N = 103 N = 110 n = 52
Perception of responsibility
 Prevention 2–10 7.58 (2.14) 6.79 (1.95)** 8.88 (1.60) ** 6.55 (1.84)** NS 6.40 (1.9)** 6.64 (2.4)** 8.33 (2.05)** NS 6.67 (2.87)*
 Intervention 14–70 62.08 (7.19) 54.38 (10.35)** NS 58.74 (6.88)** 57.65 (9.95)** 49.59 (13.39)** 55.82 (10.67)** NS 51.37 (9.70)** 53.94 (11.73)**
 Surveillance 4–20 14.83 (4.00) NS 18.61 (2.19)** 16.16 (2.89)** 17.07 (3.30)** NS 15.79 (3.76)* 17.78 (3.08)** NS NS
 Coordination 9–45 39.14 (5.81) 36.07 (6.95)** 40.49 (5.62)* 35.39 (6.10)** 37.57 (6.57)* 31.45 (9.96)** NS NS 33.65 (6.30)** NS
Confidence            
 Prevention 0–20 10.21 (4.97) 7.86 (4.40)** 12.47 (5.03)** 3.88 (3.93)** NS 12.89 (4.41)** 6.84 (5.02)** 12.47 (4.06)** 12.08 (5.22)** NS
 Intervention 0–140 85.28 (17.93) 64.64 (15.20)** 77.31 (19.82)** 51.22 (18.46)** 67.83 (16.39)** 67.59 (17.86)** 54.45 (23.73)** 77.46 (14.52)** 72.11 (24.56)** 70.80 (25.63)**
 Surveillance 0–40 25.12 (8.98) 22.48 (7.67)* 29.25 (8.28)** 16.99 (9.13)** NS 27.46 (7.62)* 18.68 (10.16)** 30.31 (5.88)** 28.82 (9.83)** NS
 Coordination 0–90 70.26 (16.29) 57.33 (13.72)** 63.69 (18.47)** 34.65 (20.50)** 58.08 (13.71)** 49.50 (17.85)** 50.81 (21.06)** NS 63.61 (21.12)* NS
Frequency            
 Prevention 2–10 4.84 (2.21) 4.19 (1.61)* 6.08 (2.15)** 3.01 (1.21)** NS 3.51 (1.81)** 3.52 (1.62)** 6.07 (1.92)** 5.94 (1.86)** NS
 Intervention 14–70 46.87 (11.61) 38.71 (8.77)** NS 32.62 (9.81)** 37.78 (9.35)** 30.62 (9.82)** 34.21 (10.46)** NS 41.31 (10.92)** NS
 Surveillance 4–20 10.80 (4.42) 10.18 (3.5)** 14.73 (3.96)** 8.78 (3.51)** NS 10.75 (4.38)** 8.73 (3.70)** 15.02 (3.18)** 14.14 (3.53)** 13.9 (5.73)**
 Coordination 9–45 29.55 (8.59) 26.38 (6.99)** NS 18.22 (7.01)** 25.42 (8.29)** NS 24.28 (8.19)** 33.15 (6.62)** NS 36.73 (7.54)**
  1. Note. All subscales: higher scores represent higher levels of responsibility perception, higher levels of confidence and higher frequency of care delivery; *p < 0.05; **p < 0.005