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Table 5 Comparison of behavior performed by the physical therapists when faced with new or unique cases

From: Effectiveness of the tailored Evidence Based Practice training program for Filipino physical therapists: a randomized controlled trial

  EBP group (N = 14) Waitlist control group (N = 10) P value
EBP behaviors when faced with new/unique cases    
Physical therapists who formulated PICO 11 (78.6%) 0 (0%) 0.0001*
Physical therapists who logged PICO 4 (28.6%) 0 (0%) 0.037*
Physical therapists who searched research evidence 10 (71.4%) 3 (30%) 0.04*
Physical therapists who appraised evidence 4 (28.6%) 0 (0%) 0.037*
Physical therapists who applied evidence 4 (28.6%) 0 (0%) 0.037*
Non-EBP behaviors when faced with new/unique cases    
Physical therapists who asked colleague 11 (78.6%) 8 (80%) 0.93
Physical therapists who asked MD 6 (42.9%) 10 (100%) 0.003*
Physical therapists who read textbooks 8 (57.1%) 10 (100%) 0.017*
  1. *significant p value; Chi-Square test of proportion was used to calculate for p values.