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dc.contributor.authorPereira, Rui Pedro Gomespor
dc.contributor.authorPeixoto, Mariapor
dc.contributor.authorMartins, Maria Alice Correia dos Santos Cardosopor
dc.identifier.citationPereira, Rui Pedro Gomes; Cardoso, Maria José da Silva Peixoto de Oliveira; Martins, Maria Alice Correia Santos Cardoso. Validation of the Portuguese Version of the Attitudes to Evidence-Based Practice Questionnaire: An exploratory approach. Rev Paraninfo Digital, 2013; 19. Disponible en: <>por
dc.description.abstractBackground: The lack of cultural and linguistically sensitive instruments prevents the opportunity of assessing attitudes and barriers of health care staff towards evidence-based practice. The aim of this communication is to report the validation process in the Portuguese context of the Attitudes to Evidence Based Practice Questionnaire. Methods: We developed a cross-sectional, descriptive psychometric validation study. For cultural adaptation, a bidirectional translation was carried out, accordingly to common standards. To determine the psychometric properties of the questionnaire we conducted a Principal Component Analysis with Varimax orthogonal rotation. The reliability of the questionnaire was assessed by Cronbach's alpha. Results: We obtained 244 valid questionnaires with a 64.2% response rate. Data collected explained that the questionnaire showed an acceptable internal consistency (a = .63). Subjected the questionnaire to a principal components analysis using Varimax method, we obtained eight dimensions that explain 56.66% of total variance. Conclusions: The exploratory factorial analysis conducted demonstrated valid empiric evidence and the questionnaire could be used in our context.por
dc.publisherFundacion Indexpor
dc.subjectMethodological studypor
dc.subjectEvidence-based nursingpor
dc.titleValidation of the portuguese version of the attitudes to evidence-based practice questionnaire: an exploratory approachpor
oaire.citationTitleParaninfo Digitalpor
dc.subject.fosCiências Médicas::Ciências da Saúdepor
sdum.journalParaninfo Digitalpor
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