Table 5.

Internal consistency for the KACE evidence-accessing scale

SubjectsNumberPurpose of TestAlpha
First-year dental students91First administration of test-retest reliability assessment0.829
First-year dental students82Second administration of test-retest reliability assessment0.844
Second-year dental students148Pre-test before EBP course0.805
Second-year dental students149Post-test after EBP course0.761
Dental residents (postdoctoral education)29Pre-test before research and EBP course0.617
Dental residents (postdoctoral education)26Post-test after research and EBP course0.701
Dental faculty members56Baseline assessment prior to EBP initiative at UTHSCSA-DS0.767