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Table 4 Willingness towards research participation

From: Attitude, barriers and facilitators to practice-based research: cross-sectional survey of hospital pharmacists in Saudi Arabia

  aoverall score bPREP cNPREP z value P value
Median (IQR)d Median (IQR)d Median (IQR)d
There are plenty of opportunities for me to take part in research. 3 (2–4) 3 (2–4) 3 (2, 3) 2.863 0.004e
I have the necessary skills to take part in research. 4 (3, 4) 4 (3, 4) 4 (3, 4) 2.944 0.003e
I would only participate in research if I am paid. 3 (2, 3) 2 (2, 3) 3 (2, 3) −0.227 0.821
I would require supervision to do research. 4 (3, 4) 3 (3, 4) 4 (4, 5) −3.299 0.001e
My daily activities prevent me from doing research. 4 (3, 4) 4 (3, 4) 4 (3–5) −1.487 0.137
I am prepared to make time to do research during working hours. 3 (3–5) 3 (3, 4) 3 (2–4) −1.857 0.063
I would like to undertake pharmacy based research. 4 (3, 4) 4 (3, 4) 4 (3, 4) −1.058 0.290
  1. aAttitude was measured on a scale of 1–5 where 1 was ‘strongly disagree’ and 5 was ‘strongly agree’
  2. b PREP Previous Research Experience Pharmacists
  3. c NPREP Non Previous Research Experience Pharmacists
  4. d IQR Inter quartile range
  5. e P value < 0.01