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Table 5 Internal consistency, Cronbach’s α, for US and Norwegian samples, and original version of EPBPAS-50

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

Domain Cronbach’s α
US EBPAS-36 Norwegian EBPAS-36 Original version EBPAS-50a
Requirements .91 .92 .90
Appeal .75 .61 .80
Openness .81 .76 .78
Divergence .60 .68 .59
Limitations .90 .85 .92
Fit .77 .62 .88
Monitoring .85 .84 .87
Balance .74 .64 .79
Burden .76 .74 .77
Job security .82 .86 .82
Organizational support .84 .84 .85
Feedback .80 .85 .82
Total scale .79 .86  
  1. aReported by [11] and [13]; discrepancies between Cronbach’s alphas from the original EBPAS-50 and US EBPAS-36 on those subscales where no items were removed are due to the alphas in the original EBPAS-50 being conducted on an data set in which missing values on items were imputed