North Carolina internists' and endocrinologists' knowledge, opinions, and behaviors regarding periodontal disease and diabetes: need and opportunity for interprofessional education.

@article{Owens2011NorthCI,
  title={North Carolina internists' and endocrinologists' knowledge, opinions, and behaviors regarding periodontal disease and diabetes: need and opportunity for interprofessional education.},
  author={Jonathan B Owens and Rebecca S. Wilder and Janet H Southerland and John B Buse and Robert M. Malone},
  journal={Journal of dental education},
  year={2011},
  volume={75 3},
  pages={329-38}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the knowledge and practice behaviors of one state's internists and endocrinologists who treat patients with any type of diabetes. A thirty-five-item questionnaire was mailed to 1,000 internists and 115 endocrinologists in North Carolina. Questions were open and closed ended and Likert-scaled. Descriptive statistics and bivariate analysis were utilized. The response rate was 34 percent (N=378). The overall usable response rate was 23 percent (N=254). Over… CONTINUE READING