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Table 5 Frequency of reported team barriers to undertaking research and correlation with research activity

From: A cross sectional observational study of research activity of allied health teams: is there a link with self-reported success, motivators and barriers to undertaking research?

Team barrier % frequency of participants reporting team barrier Correlation analyses with research activity
Team 1 Team 2 Team 3 Team 4 Team 5 Team 6 Team 7 Team 8
(n = 7) (n = 15) (n = 14) (n = 15) (n = 10) (n = 15) (n = 9) (n = 10) Journal ratio Funding ratio No. projects
rτ = p= rτ = p= rτ = p=
Lack of time for research 71 93 100 93 90 93 89 80 -.372 .364 -.149 .725 -.184 .663
Clinical backfill 57 67 86 53 80 60 55 70 -.209 .619 -.278 .504 -.337 .414
Other work roles take priority 100 80 93 67 90 67 78 60 -.524 .182 -.482 .227 -.129 .761
Lack of funds 86 47 64 73 30 53 67 50 -.034 .937 -.067 .875 -.405 .319
Lack of admin support 57 67 64 40 50 73 33 50 -.412 .310 -.587 .126 .-562 .147
Staff shortage 43 53 57 47 80 60 33 90 .198 .168 -.057 .893 -.422 .298