TABLE 3

Self-efficacy over time for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease behaviour linked to the intervention

Confidence in#Baseline median (IQR)3-month median (IQR)6-month median (IQR)24-month median (IQR)
Daily inhalation10 (9–10)10 (10–10)10 (10–10)10 (10–10)
Correct inhalation technique8 (8–10)10 (10–10)10 (10–10)10 (10–10)
Timely recognition of deterioration7 (5–8)10 (9–10)10 (9–10)10 (10–10)
Timely use of the action plan10 (9–10)10 (9–10)10 (8–10)
Using the action plan correctly10 (9–10)10 (10–10)10 (9–10)
Managing to be physically active for 30 min twice per week7 (4–10)10 (9–10)10 (8–10)7 (5–10)

IQR: interquartile range. #: rated on a scale of 0 (not at all confident) to 10 (totally confident); : no patient had an action plan at baseline.