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Table 1 Items measuring the propensity to adopt EBP from the factors affecting the propensity to adopt evidence-based practice survey

From: The propensity to adopt evidence-based practice among physical therapists

1. In making clinical decisions, I value clinical experience more than scientific studies. (Reversed)*
3. In making clinical decisions, seeking evidence from scientific studies makes a lot of sense to me.*
4. In making clinical decisions, assessing the quality of the research evidence makes a lot of sense to me.*
7. Clinical experience is the most reliable way to know what really works. (Reversed)*
9. Patient care should be based where possible on scientific studies rather than the opinions of respected practitioners.*
10. Critical appraisal of the literature and its relevance to the patient are not very practical in real patient care. (Reversed)*
12. Practice guidelines for physical therapy should be based on evidence from scientific studies rather than consensus opinion.*
13. Seeking relevant evidence from scientific studies is not very practical in real patient care. (Reversed)*
  1. *Response Strongly Disagree < 1,2,3,4,5,6 > Strongly Agree