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Table 6 Access to information sources (n = 56)

From: Comparison of an interactive with a didactic educational intervention for improving the evidence-based practice knowledge of occupational therapists in the public health sector in South Africa: a randomised controlled trial

Source of evidence-based information Interactive educational intervention (n = 28) Didactic educational intervention (n = 28)
Yes number (%) No number (%) Yes number (%) No number (%)
Lectures/presentations: Intervention 24 (85.7) 4 (14.3) 27 (96.4) 1 (3.6)
Lectures/presentations: Research 25 (89.3) 3 (10.7) 23 (82.1) 5 (17.9)
Text and reference books 26 (92.9) 2 (7.1) 26 (92.9) 2 (7.1)
Journals 24 (85.7) 4 (14.3) 24 (85.7) 4 (14.3)
Access to academic library 23 (82.1) 5 (17.9) 21 (75.0) 7 (25.0)
Search facilities 24 (85.7) 4 (14.3) 22 (78.6) 6 (21.4)
Connections to world wide web/internet 27 (96.4) 1 (3.6) 25 (89.3) 3 (10.7)
Colleagues working with similar clients 27 (96.4) 1 (3.6) 28 (100.0) 0 (0.0)
Colleagues with expertise 26 (92.9) 2 (7.1) 26 (92.9) 2 (7.1)
Journal club or interest group 22 (78.6) 6 (21.4) 22 (78.6) 6 (21.4)