Table 7.

Comparison of dental students’, residents’, and faculty members’ scores on KACE scales prior to EBP training at UTHSCSA-DS

Knowledge Scale (mean±SD)Attitudes Scale (mean±SD)Accessing Evidence Scale (mean±SD)Confidence Scale (mean±SD)
Second-year dental students3.8±2.4
 N=14923.6±5.2
 N=14221.8±5.4
 N=14116.5±5.0
 N=147
Dental residents4.1±2.8
 N=2926.6±4.9
 N=2725.0±4.0
 N=2815.9±4.5
 N=29
Dental faculty members6.3±2.3
 N=6026.6±6.4
 N=5427.8±5.3
 N=5021.7±5.0
 N=55
Total4.4±2.6
 N=23824.7±5.6
 N=22323.6±5.8
 N=21917.7±5.4
 N=231
F2,235=23.7
 p<0.001F2,220=7.9
 p<0.001F2,216=25.1
 p<0.001F2,228=24.6
 p<0.001