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Table 2 Significant predictors of research use

From: Predicting research use in a public health policy environment: results of a logistic regression analysis

         95% CI for odds ratio
Predictors Multiple logistic regression B S.E Wald d.f. p Odds ratio Lower Upper
Skills for use of research Medium 0.872 0.376 5.369 1 0.020* 2.392 1.144 5.000
High-very high 1.433 0.399 12.872 1 0.000* 4.192 1.916 9.171
Relevance of research to day-to-day decision-making Somewhat relevant 1.659 0.772 4.615 1 0.032* 5.253 1.157 23.861
Relevant 2.474 0.780 10.066 1 0.002* 11.874 2.575 54.758
Intention to use research in the next 12 months Yes 1.322 0.277 22.785 1 0.000* 3.749 2.179 6.451
Internal prompts for use of research Not sure -1.287 0.375 11.784 1 0.001* 0.276 0.132 0.576
Yes 0.028 0.498 0.003 1 0.955 1.028 0.387 2.731
Agency Employed by Agency 1 0.794 0.271 8.558 1 0.003* 2.211 1.299 3.763
Constant   3.954 0.786 25.321 1 0.000 0.019   
  1. Agency 1 = WorkSafe Victoria; Agency 2 = Transport Accident Commission.
  2. *Significant at ≤0.05.