Table 2

Behavior Change Strategies Reported by Top- and Bottom-Performing Clinicians

StrategyClinicians Reporting Strategy, No.
Top-Performing Clinicians (n = 10)Bottom-Performing Clinicians (n = 10)
Used mainly by top-performing group
 Emphasizing patient ownership83
 Partnering with patients93
 Identifying small steps103
 Scheduling frequent follow-up visits73
 Showing caring51
Used by both groups
 Reliance on team supports107
Used mainly by bottom-performing group
 Describing consequences of bad health behaviors28