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Table 8 Within-group changes from baseline to 12 weeks

From: Comparison of an interactive with a didactic educational intervention for improving the evidence-based practice knowledge of occupational therapists in the public health sector in South Africa: a randomised controlled trial

Outcome Instrument Group n Baseline 12 weeks Wilcoxon matched-pairs test
     Median (min to max) Median (min to max) T value P value
Knowledge SAFT IE 23 14.0 (2.0 to 23.0) 21.0 (2.0 to 25.0) 4.0 <0.001
DE 17 14.0 (1.0 to 23.0) 19.0 (9.0 to 24.0) 12.0 0.002
Attitudes KABQ - negative attitudes to EBP IE 18 12.0 (9.0 to 18.00) 11.0 (9.0 to 18.0)a 75.0 0.647
DE 17 11.0 (9.0 to 16.0) 12.0 (5.0 to 16.0) 68.5 0.705
KABQ - positive attitudes to EBP IE 15 12.5 (9.0 to 15.0) 12.5 (7.0 to 15.0)a 53.0 0.691
DE 14 12.5 (9.0 to 15.0) 13.0 (9.0 to 15.0) 26.5 0.103
KABQ - EBP is useful and important IE 14 8.0 (6.0 to 10.0) 8.0 (4.0 to 10.0)a 48.0 0.778
DE 8 36.3 (14.7 to 76.0) 39.7 (23.0 to 68.0) 15.0 0.674
Behaviour Audit IE 22 41.4 (13.7 to 60.0) 44.7 (20.0 to 76.0) 87.0 0.200
DE 18 36.3 (14.7 to 76.0) 39.7 (23.0 to 68.0) 58.0 0.231
  1. aMissing data for one participant.
  2. DE, didactic educational intervention; EBP, evidence-based practice; IE, interactive educational intervention; KABQ, Knowledge, attitude and behaviour questionnaire; SAFT, Shortened Adapted Fresno Test of Competence in Evidence-based Practice.