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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of participants (n = 114)

From: Providing education on evidence-based practice improved knowledge but did not change behaviour: a before and after study

Characteristic n (%)
Level of initial occupational therapy qualification  
   Diploma 15 (13%)
   Degree 99 (87%)
Time since graduation  
   < 5 years 29 (25%)
   ≥ 5 but < 10 years 19 (17%)
   ≥ 10 years 66 (58%)
Postgraduate Qualification  
   Yes 42 (37%)
   No 72 (63%)
Enrolled in Postgraduate Study  
   Yes 14 (12%)
   No 100 (88%)
Employment Status  
   Full-time 82 (72%)
   Part-time 1 31 (27%)
   Not currently employed 1 (1%)
Geographical work location (n = 113)  
   Sydney metropolitan area 72 (64%)
   Regional and rural areas 41 (36%)
Primary work role (n = 113)  
   Clinician 70 (62%)
   Manager 14 (12%)
   Consultant 22 (19%)
   Other 7 (7%)
Primary work sector (n = 113) 2  
   Public 55 (49%)
   Private 58 (51%)
  1. Notes. 1 Part-time employment = 25 hours or less per week. 2 Public sector included government-funded health, community and vocational rehabilitation services, and universities. Private sector included private practice, private hospital settings, private rehabilitation providers and charitable/non government organisations.