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Table 4 Results of the ACP Engagement Survey at baseline by participant group

From: Measuring advance care planning behavior in Dutch adults: translation, cultural adaptation and validation of the Advance Care Planning Engagement Survey

Participant group With chronic disease Without chronic disease P-value Age of 60 years and over Age below 60 years P-value
Total ACP Engagement (mean of the 34 items) 3.0 (1.0) 2.4 (0.7) < 0.001 2.8 (0.9) 2.6 (0.8) 0.11
Subscale: Knowledge 3.2 (1.4) 2.8 (1.3) 0.06 3.1 (1.3) 2.9 (1.3) 0.2
Subscale: Contemplation 2.7 (1.3) 2.0 (1.1) < 0.001 2.8 (1.3) 2.0 (1.1) 0.001
Subscale: Self-efficacy 3.8 (0.9) 3.4 (0.9) 0.003 3.5 (0.9) 3.8 (0.9) 0.053
Subscale: Readiness 2.4 (1.2) 1.7 (0.9) < 0.001 2.3 (1.1) 1.9 (1.0) 0.003