Table 2: Number of hours of training on alcohol received and views on effectiveness in reducing patients’ alcohol consumption if properly trained.

TrainingGroup with worse attitudes
(%)
Group with better attitudes
(%)

Hours of any form of postgraduate training on alcohol ever received
 <4 hours98 (70.0)43 (45.7)<0.001
 ≥4 hours42 (30.0)51 (54.3)
Would family physicians be effective with adequate information and training?
 Effective128 (91.4)92 (97.9)0.04
 Ineffective12 (8.6)2 (2.1)

Chi-square test.