Table 1

GPs’ demographic characteristics and reported clinical activity before training

GPs who trained on patients + mannequinsGPs who trained on mannequins onlyp Value
*Confidence as rated on a VAS (visual analogue scale), in which scores range from 0 to 10 cm; 10 cm indicates “very confident”.
Duration in practice (years)
Previous post in rheumatology, orthopaedic, or sports medicine
Reported clinical activity in six months before training
    Shoulder injections performed3.43.50.94
    Referrals to injection clinics2.02.30.75
    Referrals to physiotherapy5.65.90.79
Level of confidence in performing shoulder injections before training
    Mean score on 10 cm VAS*