Table 2.

Survey Responses From Readers of American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Committee Opinion No. 736

Survey QuestionAll, n=74Resident Physicians, n=27Attending Physicians, n=47P Value
Question 4: In your opinion, have awareness and implementation of the recommendations in the ACOG Committee Opinion published in May 2018 entitled ‘Optimizing Postpartum Care’ been emphasized at the facility where you treat most of your obstetric patients?
 Yes20 (27.0)7 (25.9)13 (27.7)1
 No54 (73.0)20 (74.1)34 (72.3)
Question 5: How important do you feel it is to implement the new ACOG guidelines in your outpatient practice?
 Very/Extremely important64 (86.5)24 (88.9)40 (85.1)0.738
 Not/Somewhat/Moderately important10 (13.5)3 (11.1)7 (14.9)
Question 6: Do you feel the specific recommendations of the Committee Opinion are already established in your own practice?
 Mostly/Extremely well established37 (50.0)9 (33.3)28 (59.6)0.052
 Not/Partly/Moderately well established37 (50.0)18 (66.7)19 (40.4)
Question 7: Do you feel the specific recommendations of the Committee Opinion are established in the practice of obstetric providers whom you work with?
 Mostly/Extremely well established31 (41.9)13 (48.1)18 (38.3)0.468
 Not/Partly/Moderately well established43 (58.1)14 (51.9)29 (61.7)
Question 8: What is the level of difficulty of carrying out the recommendations in your day-to-day obstetrics practice?
 Somewhat/Very difficult27 (36.5)13 (48.1)14 (29.8)0.137
 Very easy/Somewhat easy/Neither easy nor difficult47 (63.5)14 (51.9)33 (70.2)
Question 9: What is the level of effort you have put into applying the recommendations in your practice?
 Moderate/Very significant effort42 (56.8)14 (51.9)28 (59.6)0.627
 None/Slight effort/Some effort32 (43.2)13 (48.1)19 (40.4)
  • Note: Data are presented as n (%).