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Table 4 Assessment of Construct Validity: Correlation of derived ACT factors by increasing levels of instrumental research utilization (IRU)

From: Development and assessment of the Alberta Context Tool

   Mean value (or relative %) of ACT factors by increasing levels of instrumental research utilization  
  Bivariate correlation with IRU* 1 2 3 4 5 Total P-value for means differences
Leadership 0.090* 1/0.098** 2 3.37 (-4.5) 3.45 (-2.3) 3.51 (-0.6) 3.51 (-0.6) 3.68 (4.2) 3.53 0.0693 (0.0894)
Culture 0.145**/0.148** 3.68 (-3.9) 3.75 (-2.1) 3.80 (-0.8) 3.83 (0.0) 3.96 (3.4) 3.83 0.002 (0.002)**
Evaluation 0.130**/0.145** 2.64 (-11.4) 2.85 (-4.4) 3.06 (2.7) 2.96 (-0.7) 3.15 (5.7) 2.98 0.000 (0.000) **
Social capital 0.120**/0.119** 3.82 (-2.1) 3.83 (-1.8) 3.89 (-0.3) 3.89 (-0.3) 4.02 (3.1) 3.90 0.009 (0.027) **
Formal Interactions 0.154**/0.156** 1.49 (-19.0) 1.65 (-10.3) 1.91 (3.8) 1.79 (-2.7) 2.14 (16.3) 1.84 0.000 (0.000) **
Informal Interactions
(Type 1- Non-Direct Care Providers)
0.183**/0.208** 0.56 (-48.6) 0.75 (-31.2) 1.24 (13.8) 1.10 (0.9) 1.31 (20.2) 1.09 0.000 (0.000) **
Informal Interactions
(Type 2- Direct Care Providers)
0.196**/0.220** 3.69 (-12.4) 4.04 (-4.0) 4.22 (0.2) 4.24 (0.7) 4.45 (5.7) 4.21 0.000 (0.000) **
Structural and Electronic Resources
(Type 1-Formal Resources)
0.242**/0.240** 2.32 (-15.3) 2.37 (-13.5) 2.76 (0.7) 2.77 (1.1) 3.13 (14.2) 2.74 0.000 (0.000) **
Structural and Electronic Resources
(Type 2- Traditional Resources)
0.129**/0.137** 0.51 (-29.2) 0.69 (-4.2) 0.69 (-4.2) 0.73 (1.4) 0.89 (23.6) 0.72 0.003 (0.006) **
Structural and Electronic Resources
(Type 3- Electronic Resources)
0.177**/0.186** 1.11 (-18.4) 1.00 (-26.5) 1.42 (4.4) 1.42 (4.4) 1.56 (14.7) 1.36 0.000 (0.000) **
Organizational Slack-Human resources 0.023/0.037 2.76 (-5.5) 2.84 (-2.7) 2.94 (0.7) 3.02 (3.4) 2.85 (-2.4) 2.92 0.251 (0.289)
Organizational Slack-Space 0.149**/0.158** 2.63 (-10.5) 2.84 (-3.4) 2.91 (-1.0) 2.95 (0.3) 3.17 (7.8) 2.94 0.000 (0.001) **
Organizational Slack-Time 0.137**/0.156** 2.68 (-8.8) 2.90 (-1.4) 2.91 (-1.0) 2.97 (1.0) 3.04 (3.4) 2.94 0.000 (0.001) **
  1. * Indicate significance at 0.05 levels.
  2. ** Indicate significance at 0.01 levels.
  3. %: Is the % difference with respect to the total sample average
  4. 1 Spearman's rank correlation coefficients
  5. 2 Pearson's correlation coefficients
  6. 3 P-value for ANOVA
  7. 4 P-value for Kruskal-Wallis test