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Table 4 Adjusted associations between determinants of using children’s mental health research and composite frequency of different types of research use, State Health Agency Officials, Winter 2019-2020, N = 224

From: Determinants of using children’s mental health research in policymaking: variation by type of research use and phase of policy process

  Model 1: Conceptual research use Model 2: Instrumental research use Model 3: Tactical research use Model 4: Imposed research use
β p B B Lower 95% CI B Upper 95% CI β p B B Lower 95% CI B Upper 95% CI β p B B Lower 95% CI B Upper 95% CI β p B B Lower 95% CI B Upper 95% CI
State 0.08 0.30 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.11 0.15 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.13 0.08 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.13 0.10 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Highest level of education 0.03 0.67 0.01 -0.02 0.03 0.03 0.68 0.01 -0.02 0.03 0.14 0.07 0.02 <0.001 0.05 −0.13 0.10 −0.05 −0.10 0.01
Years working at agency 0.16* 0.04 0.01 < 0.01 0.01 0.04 0.61 < 0.001 −0.01 0.01 0.10 0.20 0.001 0.001 0.01 0.04 0.63 0.01 −0.01 0.02
Agency leadership for research use 0.12 0.12 0.09 -0.02 0.21 0.15 0.06 0.11 −0.01 0.23 0.09 0.25 0.07 −0.05 0.20 0.31** < 0.001 0.54 0.27 0.82
Skills for research use 0.18* 0.02 0.16 0.02 0.29 0.09 0.28 0.08 −0.06 0.21 0.17* 0.04 0.15 0.01 0.30 -0.04 0.58 -0.09 −0.41 0.23
Agency barriers to research use −0.07 0.43 −0.05 −0.17 0.07 −0.08 0.34 −0.06 −0.18 0.06 −0.03 0.76 −0.02 −0.15 0.11 −0.07 0.43 -0.12 −0.41 0.18
Research dissemination barriers −0.22** 0.01 −0.15 −0.27 −0.03 −0.22** 0.01 −0.15 −0.28 −0.03 −0.14 0.12 −0.10 −0.23 0.03 −0.06 0.48 −0.10 −0.40 0.19
Model fit statistics
Adjusted R2 0.17 0.11 0.09 0.122
F 5.50 3.79 3.27 4.05
F (Sig) < 0.001 0.001 0.003 < 0.001
  1. *p ≤ 0.05
  2. **p ≤ 0.013 (Bonferroni corrected p value threshold for four model comparisons in the table)