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Table 2 Patients’ perception of kidney stones prevention measures, n (%)

From: Patient’s perception of kidney stone prevention within the emergency department and its adherence factors: a single institution study

Perception Overall (N = 99) Receive instructions: No (n = 67) Receive instructions: Yes (n = 32) P value
Prevention knowledge
 Dietary recommendations 41 (41.4) 20 (29.9) 21(65.6) <0.001**
 Effective measure to prevent stone recurrence 17(17.2) 12 (17.9) 5 (15.6)
 Medications given 15 (15.2) 9 (13.4) 6 (18.8)
 No idea 26 (26.2) 26 (38.8) 0 (0)
Belief in the effectiveness of prevention measures
 No 28 (28.3) 27 (40.3) 1 (3.1) 0.0003*
 Yes 71 (71.7) 40 (59.7) 31 (96.9)
Interest to learn about prevention measures
 No 17 (17.2) 17 (25.4) 0 (0) 0.004*
 Yes 82 (82.9) 50 (74.6) 32 (100)