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Table 6 Frequency of reported team motivators 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 motivator Frequency of reported motivator (%) from each professional team 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=
To develop skills 43 60 64 53 53 67 78 100 .871 .005* .788 .020* .573 .137
Career advancement 43 53 50 67 67 47 67 70 .667 .071 .727 .041 .506 .201
Increased job satisfaction 57 33 50 73 73 47 89 100 .792 .019 .804 .016* .639 .088
Links to universities 57 47 50 40 40 40 56 40 .216 .607 .277 .507 .612 .107*
Problem needs changing 43 33 57 33 40 13 78 80 .759 .029* .774 .024* .777 .023*
Increase credibility 43 33 43 40 40 53 67 60 .856 .007* .907 .002** .862 .006*
  1. * = significant at p = <.05, ** significant after multiple comparison adjustment