Table 2.

Patients’ use and perceptions of health education materials, N = 556

StatementStrongly agree, n (%)Agree, n (%)Neither agree nor disagree, n (%)Disagree, n (%)Strongly disagree, n (%)Did not answer, n (%)
I often talk to my doctor about information I have found from other sources45 (8.1)136 (24.5)158 (28.4)132 (23.7)67 (12.1)18 (3.2)
I normally notice posters, leaflets, and other information on display in the waiting room105 (18.9)328 (59.0)65 (11.7)30 (5.4)7 (1.3)21 (3.8)
I often read the posters and/or leaflets on display in the waiting room76 (13.7)288 (51.8)100 (18.0)53 (9.5)13 (2.3)26 (4.7)
I usually understand the information in posters and/or leaflets in the waiting room136 (24.5)323 (58.1)64 (11.5)11 (2.0)3 (0.5)19 (3.4)
I find posters and/or leaflets in the waiting room useful102 (18.3)280 (50.4)139 (25.0)18 (3.2)5 (0.9)12 (2.2)
I often watch the TV screen and/or listen to audio resources in the waiting room33 (5.9)107 (19.2)53 (9.5)49 (8.8)14 (2.5)300 (54.0)a
The displays in the waiting room are well-designed and attractive50 (9.0)212 (38.1)204 (36.7)56 (10.1)4 (0.7)30 (5.4)
I can identify with the health education materials on display57 (10.3)247 (44.4)195 (35.1)31 (5.6)3 (0.5)23 (4.1)
Health education materials in the waiting room are valuable for improving my overall health and wellbeing65 (11.7)236 (42.4)190 (34.2)43 (7.7)4 (0.7)18 (3.2)
  • ↵a This response number includes participants from WRs without a screen. No practices provided audio resources (not including background music or commercial radio stations).