Table 4.

Internal consistency for the KACE attitudes scale

SubjectsNumberPurpose of TestAlpha
First-year dental students92First administration of test-retest reliability assessment0.779
First-year dental students82Second administration of test-retest reliability assessment0.641
Second-year dental students148Pre-test before EBP course0.834
Second-year dental students150Post-test after EBP course0.809
Dental residents (postdoctoral education)29Pre-test before research and EBP course0.742
Dental residents (postdoctoral education)25Post-test after research and EBP course0.573
Dental faculty members58Baseline assessment prior to EBP initiative at UTHSCSA-DS0.829