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From: Barriers against incorporating evidence-based practice in physical therapy in Colombia: current state and factors associated

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Reduction of barriers to EBP. This meant that each factors was a linear combination of the 10 barriers, each barrier’s corresponding weighting (0 to 1) regarding each factor being the coefficient of such linear combination. Each of the 10 barriers could then be represented on a 2-dimensional figure (map), such representation leading to the detection of clusters/groupings between different barriers, based on the distances and/or similarities between them, derived from similarities in respondents’ answers. Q-1: Lack of research skills, Q-2: Lack of understanding of statistical analysis, Q-3: Inability to apply research findings to individual patients with unique characteristics, Q-4: Insufficient time, Q-5: Understanding of the English in which articles are written, Q-6: Lack of information resources, Q-7: Lack of collective support among my colleagues in my facility, Q-8: Lack of interest, Q-9: Poor ability to critically appraise the literature, Q-10: Lack of generalizability of the literature findings to my patient population

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