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Table 3 Detailed reasons for orthopedic surgeons who collect PROMs in clinical routine

From: Use of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) by orthopedic surgeons in Saudi Arabia

  SD D N A SA
PROMs can help to prioritize clinical problems. 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (2.78%) 24 (66.7%) 11 (30.6%)
PROMs can help to facilitate communication between the doctor and the patient. 0 (0%) 1 (2.78%) 1 (2.78%) 21 (58.3%) 13 (36.1%)
PROMs can screen for potential patient problems. 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 4 (11.1%) 20 (55.6%) 12 (33.3%)
PROMs can identify a patient’s preferences. 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 10 (27.8%) 17 (47.2%) 9 (25.0%)
PROMs monitor changes/responses to treatment. 0 (0%) 2 (5.56%) 5 (13.9%) 18 (50.0%) 11 (30.6%)
PROMs monitor the general healthcare status of my patients and their healthcare status changes. 0 (0%) 1 (2.78%) 5 (13.9%) 22 (61.1%) 8 (22.2%)
PROMs help to monitor the quality of healthcare provision. 0 (0%) 1 (2.78%) 4 (11.1%) 21 (58.3%) 10 (27.8%)
PROMs are useful for national/international comparison and benchmarking. 0 (0%) 2 (5.56%) 3 (8.33%) 21 (58.3%) 10 (27.8%)
  1. SD strongly disagree, D disagree, N neutral, A agree, SA strongly agree