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Table 1 Participant and practice characteristics

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

Characteristics n (%)
Sex  
 Male 243 (22.8)
 Female 821 (77.2)
Age (y)  
 20–29 845 (79.4)
 30–39 155 (14.6)
 40–49 58 (5.5)
 50 + 6 (0.6)
Highest degree  
 Undergraduate (Professional/graduate) 933 (87.7)
 Specialized 116 (10.9)
 Master’s 14 1.3()
 Doctorate 1 (0.1)
Current main role in therapy centre  
 Patient care 894 (84.0)
 Clinical research 170 (16.0)
Hours of work per week  
  < 20 114 (10.7)
 20–30 256 (24.1)
 31–40 349 (32.8)
  > 40 345 (32.4)
Patients per day  
  < 5 159 (14.9)
 5–10 327 (30.7)
 11–15 284 (26.7)
  > 15 294 (27.6)
Type of facility  
 Acute care hospital 175 (16.4)
 Acute rehabilitation 55 (5.2)
 Subacute rehabilitation 34 (3.2)
 Skilled nursing facility 91 (8.6)
 Private outpatient clinic 412 (38.7)
 Facility-based outpatient clinic 124 (11.7)
 Home care 36 (3.4)
 School system 7 (0.7)
 University 82 (7.7)
 Other 48 (4.5)
Type of condition and age of the majority of patients  
 Orthopedic 186 (17.5)
 Neurological 64 (6.0)
 Cardiovascular 630 (59.2)
 Pediatric (<18) 62 (5.8)
 Adult (19–64) 18 (1.7)
 Geriatric (65+) 28 (2.6)
 Sport 19 (1.8)
 Other 18 (1.7)
 No patient care 39 (3.7)