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Table 2 Organisation and team research skill statement items for all participants in multi-practitioner workplaces

From: The research capacity and culture of Australian podiatrists

Organisation research skill statement N median (IQR)
1. Has adequate resources to support staff research training 158 6 (3–8)
2. Has funds, equipment or admin to support research activities 158 4 (2–7)
3. Has a plan or policy for research development 158 3 (1–7)
4. Has senior managers that support research 158 6.5 (3–9)
5. Ensures staff career pathways are available in research 158 3 (1–7)
6. Ensures organisation planning is guided by evidence 158 7 (5–9)
7. Has consumers involved in research 158 4 (1–7)
8. Accesses external funding for research 158 2 (1–7)
9. Promotes clinical practice based on evidence 158 8 (7–9)
10. Encourages research activities relevant to practice 158 7 (3–8)
11. Has software programs for analysing research data 158 3 (1–7)
12. Has mechanisms to monitor research quality 158 2.5 (1–6)
13. Has identified experts accessible for research advice 158 5 (2–8)
14. Supports a multi-disciplinary approach to research 158 6 (2–8)
15. Has regular forums/bulletins to present research findings 158 4 (2–8)
16. Engages external partners (eg universities) in research 158 4 (1–8)
17. Supports applications for research scholarships/ degrees 158 6 (2–8)
18. Supports the peer-reviewed publication of research 158 6 (2–9)
Team research skill statement   
1. Has adequate resources to support staff research training 158 4 (2–7)
2. Has funds, equipment or admin to support research activities 158 3 (1–6)
3. Does team level planning for research development 158 3 (1–7)
4. Ensures staff involvement in developing that plan 158 4 (1–7)
5. Has team leaders that support research 158 5 (2–8)
6. Provides opportunities to get involved in research 158 5 (1–8)
7. Does planning that is guided by evidence 158 6 (3–8)
8. Has consumer involvement in research activities/planning 158 2.5 (1–6)
9. Has applied for external funding for research 158 2 (1–6)
10. Conducts research activities relevant to practice 158 4 (1–8)
11. Supports applications for research scholarships/ degrees 158 5 (1–8)
12. Has mechanisms to monitor research quality 158 4 (1–7)
13. Has identified experts accessible for research advice 158 5 (1–8)
14. Disseminates research results at research forums/seminars 158 5 (1–8)
15. Supports a multi-disciplinary approach to research 158 6 (2–8)
16. Has incentives & support for mentoring activities 158 5 (1–7)
17. Has external partners (eg universities) engaged in research 158 3 (1–8)
18. Supports peer-reviewed publication of research 158 6 (2–8)
19. Has software available to support research activities 158 3 (1–7)