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Table 1 Characteristics of non-participant agencies and leaders

From: Non-participants in policy efforts to promote evidence-based practices in a large behavioral health system

Leader/agency characteristics Total non-participants
(N = 30)
Adopters
(N = 20)
Non-adopters
(N = 10)
  n (SD) n (SD) n (SD)
Leader age 54.82 (12.10) 53.29 (12.80) 57.19 (11.07)
Years at agency 10.34 (8.16) 9.39 (7.33) 11.91 (9.53)
Years at position 7.56 (6.34) 6.87 (6.29) 8.70 (6.56)
Average number of clients served per year by leader’s agency 1049.81 (1030) 929.35 (928.66) 1225.18 (1188.01)
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
No knowledge of EBP initiatives 18 (60) 12 (60) 6 (60)
Knowledge of EBP initiatives 12 (40) 8 (40) 4 (40)
Applied/applying to initiatives 4 (13%) 4 (20) 0 (0)
  1. EBP evidence-based practice, NPAs non-participating agencies