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Table 5 Adjusted associations between determinants of using children’s mental health research and composite frequency of research use across different phases of policy process, 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: Agenda phase research use Model 2: Development phase research use Model 3: Implementation phase 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 Upper 95% CI B Lower 95% CI
State 0.17* 0.02 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.10 0.21 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.08 0.28 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Highest level of education 0.03 0.71 0.001 -0.02 0.03 0.06 0.44 0.01 -0.02 0.04 0.02 0.84 < 0.001 -0.02 0.03
Years working at agency 0.09 0.24 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.01 −0.01 0.89 < 0.001 -0.01 0.01 0.10 0.22 0.01 0.00 0.01
Agency leadership for research use 0.12 0.13 0.08 −0.02 0.19 0.28** < 0.001 0.24 0.10 0.38 0.21** 0.01 0.18 0.04 0.32
Skills for research use 0.16* 0.05 0.13 0.00 0.25 0.04 0.64 0.04 −0.13 0.20 0.10 0.20 0.10 −0.06 0.26
Agency barriers to research use −0.12 0.18 −0.08 −0.19 0.04 −0.04 0.67 −0.03 −0.18 0.12 0.01 0.91 0.01 −0.14 0.15
Research dissemination barriers −0.20* 0.03 −0.13 −0.24 −0.02 −0.18* 0.05 −0.15 −0.30 0.00 −0.24** 0.01 −0.20 −0.35 −0.05
Model fit statistics
Adjusted R2 0.16 0.11 0.13
F 5.12 3.71 4.40
F (Sig) < 0.001 0.001 < 0.001
  1. *p ≤ 0.05
  2. **p ≤ 0.016 (Bonferroni corrected p value threshold for three model comparisons in the table)