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Table 3 Correlation between competency in food challenge protocols and feeding problems and participant characteristics

From: Food allergy competencies of dietitians in the United Kingdom, Australia and United States of America

  UK Australia
(n = 336) (n = 150)
  Food challenge protocols Feeding problems Food challenge protocols Feeding problems
Years of practice r = 0.12 r = 0.246 r = 0.204 r = 0.26
p < 0.05 p < 0.01 p < 0.01 p < 0.01
Setting of practice r = 0.08 r = 0.02 r = 0.019 r = 0.04
p = 0.71 p = 0.32 p = 0.40 p = 0.29
Caseload of allergy patients r = 0.32 r = 0.50 r = 0.487 r = 0.517
p < 0.01 p < 0.01 p < 0.01 p < 0.01
Specialist allergy conference r = 0.423 r = 0.478 r = 0.256 r = 0.339
p < 0.01 p < 0.01 p < 0.01 p < 0.01
FA education/ workshop r = 0.264 r = 0.413 r = 0.416 r = 0.382
p < 0.01 p < 0.01 p < 0.01 p < 0.01
  1. Strong positive correlations (r > 0.4) are in bold.