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Table 3 Comparison between TREAT and Standard Journal Club pre- to post-intervention

From: The effectiveness and feasibility of TREAT (Tailoring Research Evidence and Theory) journal clubs in allied health: a randomised controlled trial

Test item Pre-Intervention Post-Intervention
  Group (N) M 95% CI M 95% CI Between group effects
P value
EBPQ (max score=)
Practice
(max = 42)
TREAT (40) 26.5 24.6–28.5 26.5 24.6–28.5 .314
Standard (40) 26.9 24.9–28.8 27.9 25.9–29.9
Attitudes
(max = 28)
TREAT (40) 21.7 20.8–22.6 21.9 20.6–23.3 0.875
Standard (40) 21.9 21.1–22.8 21.5 20.2–22.9
Knowledge
(max = 98)
TREAT (39) 63.8 61.2–66.4 68.1 65.7–70.5 0.167
Standard (40) 66.2 63.6–68.8 66.9 64.6–69.3
ACE Tool (max score=)
Answerable Question
(max = 2)
TREAT (41) 1.2 1.0–1.4 1.2 0.9–1.4 0.674
Standard (39) 1.2 0.9–1.3 1.2 0.9–1.3
Searching the literature
(max = 2)
TREAT (41) 1.4 1.2–1.6 1.6 1.4–1.8 0.485
Standard (39) 1.2 1.1–1.4 1.3 1.0–1.5
Critical Appraisal
(max = 7)
TREAT (41) 4.2 3.9–4.5 4.3 4.1–4.6 0.529
Standard (39) 4.3 4.1–4.5 4.4 4.1–4.7
Applying the evidence
(max = 4)
TREAT (41) 2.4 2.2–2.6 2.2 1.9–2.3 0.341
Standard (39) 2.3 2.1–2.5 2.3 2.1–2.5
Total
(max = 15)
TREAT (41) 9.2 8.8–9.5 9.3 8.8–9.7 0.608
Standard (39) 9.0 8.6–9.5 9.1 8.6–9.6