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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Promoting physical therapists’ use of research evidence to inform clinical practice: part 2 - a mixed methods evaluation of the PEAK program

Variable*  
N 18
Age, mean (range) 34.7 (27-51)
Years in practice, mean (range) 7.7 (2-20)
APTA member 15 (83.3%)
Professional designation  
Staff PT 16 (77.8%)
Clinic manager 4 (22.2%)
Highest degree  
 DPT 15 (83.3%)
 Masters 3 (16.7%)
Clinical hours per week  
 11-20 hours† 3 (16.7%)
 21-30 hours 3 (16.7%)
 31-40 hours 8 (44.4%)
 >40 hours 4 (22.2%)
Primary clinic setting  
Outpatient 10 (55.5%)
Inpatient acute 8 (45.5%)
  1. *Variables are reported as count and percentage unless otherwise noted.
  2. †Three therapists initially met the inclusion criteria of >20 clinical hours per week but experienced a decrease in clinical hours during the course of the study due to changes in responsibilities.
  3. Abbreviations: PT, Physical Therapist; DPT, Doctor of Physical Therapy; APTA, American Physical Therapy Association (primary professional association for US physical therapists).