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Table 6 Comparisons of demographic characteristics of respondents at both Time 1 and time 2 and CNO database a

From: The role of organizational context and individual nurse characteristics in explaining variation in use of information technologies in evidence based practice

Variable Mean (SD)/Count (Proportion) p value
T1b T2b CNO T1 vs CNO T2 vs CNO T1 vs T2
Age 43.4 (10.8) 44.7 (10.2) 45.88 (12.0) <0.0001 0.0487 0.0425
Experience in nursing 13.3 (10.8) 14.9 (11.4) 18.61 (12.9) <0.0001 0.0009 0.1887
Female 680 (95.9) 443 (95.9) 144167 (94.6) 0.8524 0.8822 0.9850
Professional designationRN 527 (73.7) 350 (75.4) 114625 (75.7) <0.0001 <0.0001 0.3239
RPN 168 (23.5) 99 (21.3) 36574 (24.0)
RN (EC) 20 (2.8) 15 (3.2) 1206 (0.8)
EducationDiploma/Certificate 422 (59.3) 277 (60.1) 97857 (68.7) <0.0001 <0.0001 0.6458
Bachelors 229 (32.2) 140 (30.4) 36745 (25.8)
Masters and Doctorate 61 (8.6) 44 (9.6) 7841 (5.5)    
  1. T1=Time 1, T2=Time 2, and CNO=College of Nurse of Ontario database.
  2. at test for age and Experience in nursing, binomial proportion test for Female, and chi-square test for Education.
  3. bCalculations were based on the number of surveys returned with valid response at Time 1 and Time 2.