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Table 2 Barriers to research evidence use by ranked importance

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

Barriers to EBPT n (%)
Q-1: Lack of research skills 592 (56.0 %)
Q-2: Lack of understanding of statistical analysis 562 (52.8 %)
Q-3: Inability to apply research findings to individual patients with unique characteristics 499 (46.9 %)
Q-4: Insufficient time 463 (43.5 %)
Q-5: Understanding of the English in which articles are written 352 (33.1 %)
Q-6: Lack of information resources 218 (20.5 %)
Q-7: Lack of collective support among my colleagues in my facility 160 (15.0 %)
Q-8: Lack of interest 116 (10.9 %)
Q-9: Poor ability to critically appraise the literature 114 (10.7 %)
Q-10: Lack of generalizability of the literature findings to my patient population 107 (10.1 %)