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Table 3 Assessment of the total NWI and of its factors according to the different groups of number of years in professional practice

From: Perception of evidence-based practice and the professional environment of Primary Health Care nurses in the Spanish context: a cross-sectional study

Factor (Vmax)a Mean CI at 95 % DE  p 
Lower limit Upper limit
Participation (36)      
 Intergroup 21.6 21.0 22.2 5.7 0.657
 0 to 2 years 23.3 20.3 26.4 4.8  
 2 to 10 years 22.0 20.7 23.4 6.1  
 10 to 20 years 21.5 20.4 22.7 5.4  
 >20 years 21.4 21.1 22.3 5.8  
Foundation (40)      
 Intergroup 26.1 25.6 26.7 5.5 0.157
 0 to 2 years 29.3 26.0 32.5 5.1  
 2 to 10 years 26.2 24.9 27.5 5.7  
 10 to 20 years 25.5 24.3 26.6 5.4  
 >20 years 26.2 25.4 27.0 5.4  
Manager support (20)      
 Intergroup 15.5 15.1 15.9 3.8 0.260
 0 to 2 years 16.1 13.3 18.9 4.4  
 2 to 10 years 16.2 15.4 17.0 3.5  
 10 to 20 years 15.6 14.8 16.4 3.6  
 >20 years 15.2 14.6 15.8 4.0  
Adequacy of staff (16)      
 Intergroup 8.8 8.4 9.1 3.2 0.777
 0 to 2 years 8.8 7.2 10.3 2.5  
 2 to 10 years 8.4 7.8 9.1 2.9  
 10 to 20 years 8.8 8.1 9.4 3.1  
 >20 years 8.9 8.4 9.4 3.3  
Physician/nurse relationship (12)      
 Intergroup 8.1 7.9 8.4 2.4 0.027
 0 to 2 years 8.3 7.9 10.6 2.2  
 2 to 10 years 8.2 7.6 8.7 2.4  
 10 to 20 years 8.6 8.1 9.1 2.3  
 >20 years 7.8 7.5 8.1 2.4  
NWI total (124)      
 Intergroup 80.2 78.6 81.7 15.0 0.415
 0 to 2 years 86.7 78.3 95.0 13.2  
 2 to 10 years 80.1 77.8 84.2 14.1  
 10 to 20 years 79.9 76.7 83.2 15.0  
 >20 years 79.5 77.3 81.7 15.4  
  1. Anova factor test was applied.
  2. aVmax: maximum value of the factor of the questionnaire.