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Table 4 Assessment of the total NWI and of its factors according to professional category

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)      
 Clinical nurse 21.3 20.6 21.9 5.7 0.001
 Nurse manager 24.5 23.0 26.1 4.9  
Foundation (40)      
 Clinical nurse 25.9 25.2 26.5 5.6 0.010
 Nurse manager 28.3 26.9 29.7 4.4  
Manager support (20)      
 Clinical nurse 15.4 15.0 15.9 3.9 0.116
 Nurse manager 16.5 15.7 17.3 2.5  
Adequacy of staff (16)      
 Clinical nurse 8.7 8.3 9.0 3.2 0.037
 Nurse manager 9.8 8.7 10.8 3.3  
Physician/nurse relationship (12)      
 Clinical nurse 8.2 7.9 8.4 2.4 0.309
 Nurse manager 7.7 7.0 8.5 2.2  
NWI total (124)      
 Clinical nurse 79.4 77.7 81.0 15.2 0.004
 Nurse manager 86.8 82.9 90.7 11.9  
  1. 322 clinical nurses and 39 nurse managers responded validly.
  2. aVmax: maximum value of the factor of the questionnaire.