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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for the items and concepts included in the study (n=186). The chi square test was utilized to compare each item

From: Evidence-based practice in primary healthcare from the managerial point of view – a national survey

  Percent (%) p
POLICY AND GUIDELINES
Q1: Degree of impact of policy and guidelines on the organization. Large 97.0  
Small 3.0  
   <0.0001
Q2: Impact of policy and guidelines on daily practice. Impact 84.0  
No impact 16.0  
   <0.001
Q3: Own knowledge of where to find alternate decision support systems. Yes 70.0  
No 30.0  
   <0.001
Q4: Co-workers’ knowledge of where to find alternate decision support systems. Yes 52.0  
No 48.0  
   0.441
CAPTURE
Q7: Time spent on reworking or creating policy documents in order to unify practice. Little 36.0  
Much 64.0  
   <0.001
Q8: Demands on evidence-based practice that impede on clinical practice. Rarely 68.0  
Often 32.0  
   <0.001
Q9: Evaluation of evidence when implementing new treatments. Yes 75.0  
No 25.0  
   <0.001
ACCESS
Q10: Co-workers’ possibilities to research information in order to keep up to date. Important 96.0  
Not important 4.0  
   <0.001
Q11: Time spent on researching information about one’s own occupational topics. ≤1 hour/week 15.0  
2-3 hours/week 70.0  
>3 hours/week 15.0  
   <0.001
MANAGEMENT
Q5: Primary healthcare would gain based on faster adaptation to new evidence. Yes 70.0  
No 30.0  
   <0.001
Q6: New thoughts and ideas about the work routine are stimulating. Yes 96.0  
No 4.0  
   <0.001