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Table 2 Mean differences in changeability ratings for policy and practice groups

From: A comparison of policy and direct practice stakeholder perceptions of factors affecting evidence-based practice implementation using concept mapping

  Policy
(N = 17)
Practice
(N = 14)
T-test; p-value ES
Cohen
  Rank M SD Rank M SD   d
Clinical Perceptions 1 2.69 0.63 1 2.71 0.57 t = 0.11, p = 0.92 0.04
Staff Development and Support 2 2.57 0.35 4 2.51 0.62 t = 0.74, p = 0.47 0.11
Consumer Values and Marketing 3 2.55 0.55 3 2.57 0.62 t = 0.11, p = 0.92 0.04
Impact on Clinical Practice 4 2.43 0.60 2 2.69 0.75 t = 1.02, p = 0.32 0.37
Consumer Concerns 5 2.42 0.56 6 2.49 0.73 t = 0.32, p = 0.75 0.11
Research and Outcomes supporting EBP 6 2.30 0.44 4 2.51 0.55 t = 1.20, p = 0.24 0.42
Agency Compatibility 7 2.24 0.54 8 2.41 0.62 t = 0.80, p = 0.43 0.29
Beneficial Features (of EBP) 7 2.24 0.44 14 2.24 0.80 t = 0.01, p = 0.99 0.00
Staffing Resources 9 2.17 0.49 10 2.39 0.61 t = 1.09, p = 0.29 0.39
System Readiness and Compatibility 10 2.15 0.48 6 2.49 0.60 t = 1.75, p = 0.09 0.61
Political Dynamics 11 2.10 0.74 12 2.36 0.90 t = 0.88, p = 0.39 0.31
EBP Limitations 12 2.04 0.68 11 2.38 0.74 t = 1.34, p = 0.19 0.47
Costs of EBP 13 1.97 0.47 9 2.40 0.70 t = 1.94, p = 0.07 0.71
Funding 14 1.69 0.47 13 2.26 0.97 t = 2.14, p = 0.04 0.75