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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of the Norwegian sample (N = 838)

From: The Evidence-based Practice Attitude Scale-36 (EBPAS-36): a brief and pragmatic measure of attitudes to evidence-based practice validated in US and Norwegian samples

Characteristics Values
Gendera
 Female 68.6%
 Male 31.4%
Highest education clinical psychologistsb
 Both Ph.D and clinical specialist degree 4.3%
 Ph.D 4.0%
 Clinical specialist degree 47.2%
 Other continued education 3.4%
Highest education nursesc
 Ph.D 1.7%
 Master’s degree 14.9%
 Other continued education 80.2%
Aged
 < 30 years 14.9%
 31–40 years 31.6%
 41–50 years 23.5%
 51–60 years 19.2%
 > 60 years 10.9%
Tenure substance abuse and mental health (years)
 Clinical psychologists, mean (SD) 9.98 (9.5)
 Nurses, mean (SD) 18.04 (9.2)
  1. a20 respondents did not report their gender
  2. bAfter initial cand.psychol degree
  3. cAfter initial Bachelor’s degree
  4. d Three respondents did not report their age