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Table 1 Characteristics of survey respondents, N = 127

From: Iowa Implementation for Sustainability Framework

Characteristics N (%)
Discipline
 Nurse (includes nurse practitioner) 125 (98.4)
 Physician 1 (0.8)
 Others 1 (0.8)
Education
 Doctoral 70 (55.1)
 Masters 50 (39.4)
 Bachelors 6 (4.7)
 Others 1 (0.8)
Current role
 Educator 41 (32.3)
 Administrator 21 (16.5)
 Clinician 16 (12.6)
 Researcher 12 (9.5)
 Student 3 (2.4)
 Clinical nurse specialist/nurse leader 20 (15.8)
 Others 14 (11.0)
Organization type
 Hospital 67 (52.3)
 College or university 40 (31.3)
 Ambulatory clinic 6 (4.7)
 Community 3 (2.3)
 Long-term skilled care 2 (1.6)
 Others 10 (7.8)
Type of hospital
 Community 31 (44.3)
 Academic medical center 19 (27.1)
 Public (state or federal) 12 (17.1)
 Critical access hospital 2 (2.9)
 Others 6 (8.6)
Location
 USA 107 (84.3)
 Asia/Pacific Islands 9 (7.1)
 North America (non-US) 5 (3.9)
 Middle East 4 (3.2)
 Africa 1 (0.8)
 Europe 1 (0.8)
Purpose for using the implementation modela
 Student paper or assignment 38 (18.2)
 Organization EBP project 38 (18.2)
 Unit/clinic EBP project 34 (16.3)
 Classroom teaching 30 (14.4)
 Research/grant 18 (8.6)
 Publications/presentations 15 (7.2)
 Magnet® submission 10 (4.8)
 Others 6 (2.9)
 Have not used 20 (9.6)
User rated experience with model
 Expert—extensive experience, highly skilled, confident, able to hone in on solutions 11(10.9)
 Proficient—skilled, experienced, confident, able to troubleshoot problems 14 (13.9)
 Competent—building skill and experience but confident in use 39 (38.6)
 Advanced beginner—just beginning, developing experience and confidence 33 (32.7)
 Novice—lacking experience and confidence 4 (4.0)
  1. aSelect all that apply—respondents could have selected more than one response to this item