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Table 4 Convergent and discriminant validity: correlation with Team Functioning Survey and Practice Environmental Scale

From: Validity and usefulness of members reports of implementation progress in a quality improvement initiative: findings from the Team Check-up Tool (TCT)

Barrier items Convergent Measure TFS subscale (n = 22 ICUs) r Discriminant Measure PES subscale (n = 15 ICUs) r
Insufficient knowledge of evidence Team self-assessed skill -0.20 Staffing/resource adequacy -0.08
Lack of team consensus Participation and goal agreement -0.61** Staffing/resource adequacy -0.15
Not enough time NA   Staffing/resource adequacy 0.27
Lack of quality improvement skills Team self-assessed skills -0.52* Staffing/resource adequacy -0.11
Not enough buy-in from other staff Team autonomy╪ -0.59** Staffing/resource adequacy -0.21
Not enough buy-in from other physician staff NA   Staffing/resource adequacy 0.08
Not enough buy-in from other nursing staff Team Autonomy╪ -0.57** Staffing/resource adequacy -0.16
Burden of data collection NA   Staffing/resource adequacy -0.02
Not enough leadership support from executives Organizational support -0.52* Staffing/resource adequacy -0.33
Not enough leadership support from physicians Organizational support -0.34 Staffing/resource adequacy 0.02
Not enough leadership support from nurses Organizational support -0.43* Staffing/resource adequacy 0.05
Insufficient autonomy/authority Team autonomy -0.61** Staffing/resource adequacy -0.23
Inability of team members to work together Participation and goal agreement -0.45* Staffing/resource adequacy 0.23
  1. * p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ╪ most strongly significant correlation observed, not initially hypothesized; NA indicates no prior hypothesis regarding relationship