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Table 3 Factors associated with the implementation of evidence-based practice (EBP), by a multivariate logistic regression analysis

From: Implementation of evidence-based practice across medical, nursing, pharmacological and allied healthcare professionals: a questionnaire survey in nationwide hospital settings

EBP implementation Yes No OR 95% CI p-value
N = 2111 N = 2927
Beliefs 1,696 (80.3) 1,908 (65.2) 1.485 1.230 ~ 1.792 <0.001
Attitudes 1,476 (69.9) 1,539 (52.6) 1.248 1.052 ~ 1.479 0.011
Knowledge 788 (37.3) 656 (22.4) 1.655 1.377 ~ 1.989 <0.001
Skills 536 (25.4) 312 (10.7) 1.354 1.153 ~ 1.591 <0.001
Training 981 (56.5) 547 (18.7) 1.914 1.618 ~ 2.264 <0.001
Barriers – lack of      
   Time 710 (33.6) 1,246 (42.6) 1.042 0.886 ~ 1.225 0.621
   Basic knowledge 710 (33.6) 1,246 (42.6) 0.816 0.694 ~ 0.959 0.014
   Skills in critical appraisal 710 (33.6) 1,246 (42.6) 1.013 0.837 ~ 1.226 0.895
   Skills in literature searching 905 (42.9) 1,532 (52.3) 0.777 0.640 ~ 0.944 0.011
   Clinical incorporation 1,188 (56.3) 1,717 (58.7) 0.844 0.708 ~ 1.006 0.059
   Convenient application kits 1,045 (49.5) 1,669 (57.0) 1.132 0.950 ~ 1.349 0.167
   Capable designated personnel 748 (35.4) 1,402 (47.9) 0.978 0.824 ~ 1.162 0.804
   Space for access to EBP resources 858 (40.6) 16.3 (54.8) 0.990 0.830 ~ 1.182 0.914
   Library resources 899 (42.6) 1,431 (48.9) 0.849 0.716 ~ 1.007 0.060
   Organizational climate 519 (24.6) 1,024 (35.0) 1.043 0.832 ~ 1.307 0.716
   Support from superiors 873 (41.4) 1,370 (46.8) 0.826 0.635 ~ 1.075 0.156
Demographic      
   Male 495 (23.4) 320 (10.9) 1.124 0.868 ~ 1.454 0.375
   Director 358 (17.0) 239 (8.2) 1.237 0.975 ~ 1.569 0.080
   Faculty 633 (30.0) 496 (16.9) 1.490 1.247 ~ 1.780 <0.001
Profession      
   Physician 436 (20.7) 178 (6.1) 1.932 1.394 ~ 2.678 <0.001
   Pharmacist 169 (8.0) 232 (7.9) 0.801 0.610 ~ 1.051 0.110
   Physical therapist 78 (3.7) 71 (2.5) 1.137 0.764 ~ 1.692 0.526
   Technician 122 (5.8) 260 (8.8) 0.574 0.436 ~ 0.755 <0.001
   Other allied 75 (3.6) 63 (2.2) 1.527 1.009 ~ 2.310 0.045
   Nurse 1,231 (58.2) 2,123 (72.5) reference
Working experience (years)      
   <5 630 (29.8) 981 (33.5) 0.937 0.727 ~ 1.208 0.617
   5 ~ 10 782 (33.0) 1,152 (39.4) 0.928 0.762 ~ 1.130 0.457
   >10 699 (33.2) 794 (27.1) reference
Academic level      
   Master’s or doctorate 275 (13.0) 142 (4.8) 1.445 1.056 ~ 1.978 0.022
   Bachelor’s 861 (40.8) 912 (31.2) 1.240 1.024 ~ 1.501 0.027
   Junior college 521 (24.7) 943 (32.2) 1.078 0.904 ~ 1.285 0.403
   Technical school 454 (21.5) 930 (31.8) reference
Age (years)      
   20 ~ 30 775 (36.7) 1,308 (44.7) 1.331 0.985 ~ 1.799 0.063
   31 ~ 40 974 (46.1) 1,237 (42.3) 1.214 0.961 ~ 1.534 0.104
   >40 362 (17.2) 382 (13.0) reference