Table 2

Participants’ perceptions of their EBP needs in their current position (n = 76)

High need %%%%No need %
*Self assessed need was classified as follows: “high self assessed need” = 1 and 2 and “low self assessed need” = 3–5. Where data are missing, rows do not total 100%.
Current demand for evidence
Understand interventional evidence51241843
Understand descriptive evidence502117111
Access evidence47281771
Current skills for evidence
Literature searching462218113
Critical appraisal38262095
Biostatistical terms1926301312
Self assessed need*
Increasing own capacity in EBP25303274