Table 3

Correlations between BARRIERS subscales and self-reported research use and comparisons between research users (RU) and non-research users (non-RU) reported barriers (subscales).

Correlations1 Research use index vs. each subscale

P-value

RU n = 292

Non- RU n = 1052

t-value3

P-value


Nurse subscale

-0.107

0.22

1.97 ± 0.53

2.25 ± 0.54

2.512

0.013

Setting subscale

-0.051

0.56

2.65 ± 0.45

2.71 ± 0.52

0.568

0.571

Research subscale

-0.171

0.06

1.96 ± 0.56

2.25 ± 0.66

2.139

0.035

Presentation subscale

-0.289

<0.01

2.36 ± 0.41

2.69 ± 0.61

3.422

0.001


1 Pearson's product-moment correlation coefficient

2 Loss of six respondents on the RU-index, n= 134

3 Students t-test

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