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Table 3 Summary of the reporting of the data items for included studies (n = 25)

From: A systematic review of how studies describe educational interventions for evidence-based practice: stage 1 of the development of a reporting guideline

Domain Information item No. studies reporting (%) Reporting frequency
Participants Delivery Content Evaluation Confounding    
x      Context of education/stage of training 61 (100) Very high
x      Professional discipline 61 (100)
x      Number of different disciplines 61 (100)
    x   Evaluation method 61 (100)
  x     Strategies for teaching/learning 59 (97)
     x Confounding issues/study limitations 57 (93)
    x   Same evaluation method for all groups 57 (93)
  x     Number of teaching sessions 51 (84) High
  x     Duration of program 50 (82)
  x     Setting 49 (80)
   x    EBP steps covered in intervention content 46 (75)
  x     Educational materials used in intervention 45 (74)
  x     Frequency of sessions 44 (72)
  x     Duration of sessions 42 (69) Moderate
    x   Psychometric properties of evaluation method reported 35 (57)
x      Previous EBP/research training exposure 30 (49) Low
x      Instructors profession 27 (44)
x      Number of instructors involved 24 (39)
x      Learners adherence/attendance 24 (39)
  x     Educational framework 22 (36)
   x    Reference for EBP content reported 18 (30)
    x   Evaluation instrument name and if modified 12 (21)
   x    Reference to term ‘steps of EBP’ for content of intervention 9 (15)
x      Instructors previous teaching experience 8 (13)
  x     Statement of student time not face to face 1 (2)
8 9 3 4 1    Total
  1. EBP Evidence-based practice.