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Table 4 Likert rating responses for questions surrounding patient and nurse education stratified by CHD versus home dialysis nursing group (median rating, interquartile range)*

From: Attitudes and perceptions of nephrology nurses towards dialysis modality selection: a survey study

Questions Home dialysis nurses CHD nurses P
Patients are well informed of all modalities once they start dialysis 2.5 (2–4) 3 (2–4) 0.58
Patients would benefit from further modality education after they start dialysis 4 (3–5) 4 (4–5) 0.82
I am well informed of all dialysis modalities 4.5 (4–5) 4 (3–4) 0.009
I educate patients about dialysis modalities 4 (3–5) 4 (3–4) 0.41
I would benefit from further education about dialysis modalities 4 (4–4) 4 (4–5) 0.05
  1. *Likert rating: 1: Strongly disagree, 2: Disagree, 3: Neither agree or disagree 4: Agree, 5: Strongly agree.