Table 1

Percentage of participation in QIRC strategy interventions for early and late adopters

ParticipationEarly adopters, n = 27Late adopters, n = 29Overallp value
Provided written consent10083910.024
Attended workshop8952700.003
Operative demonstrations
 Requested at least 11004571< 0.001
 Participated in at least 1964570< 0.001
 Returned at least 1 postoperative questionnaire8969790.07
  • QIRC = Quality Initiative in Rectal Cancer trial.