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TitleValidation of the Portuguese version of the Evidence-Based Practice Questionnaire
Author(s)Pereira, Rui Pedro Gomes
Guerra, Ana Cristina Pinheiro
Cardoso, Maria José da Silva Peixoto de Oliveira
Santos, Alzira Teresa Vieira Martins Ferreira dos
Figueiredo, Maria do Céu Aguiar Barbieri de
Carneiro, António Cândido Vaz
KeywordsEvidence-Based Nursing
Evidence-Based Practice
Methods
Issue date2015
PublisherUniversidade de S. Paulo. Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto
JournalRevista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem
CitationPereira, R. P. G., Guerra, A. C. P., Cardoso, M. J. S. P. O., dos Santos, A. T. V. M. F., de Figueiredo, M. C. A. B., & Carneiro, A. C. V. (2015). Validation of the Portuguese version of the evidence-based practice questionnaire. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem, 23(2), 345-351. doi: 10.1590/0104-1169.0367.2561
Abstract(s)OBJECTIVES: To describe the process of translation and linguistic and cultural validation of the Evidence Based Practice Questionnaire for the Portuguese context: Questionário de Eficácia Clínica e Prática Baseada em Evidências (QECPBE). METHOD: A methodological and cross-sectional study was developed. The translation and back translation was performed according to traditional standards. Principal Components Analysis with orthogonal rotation according to the Varimax method was used to verify the QECPBE's psychometric characteristics, followed by confirmatory factor analysis. Internal consistency was determined by Cronbach's alpha. Data were collected between December 2013 and February 2014. RESULTS: 358 nurses delivering care in a hospital facility in North of Portugal participated in the study. QECPBE contains 20 items and three subscales: Practice (α=0.74); Attitudes (α=0.75); Knowledge/Skills and Competencies (α=0.95), presenting an overall internal consistency of α=0.74. The tested model explained 55.86% of the variance and presented good fit: χ2(167)=520.009; p = 0.0001; χ2df=3.114; CFI=0.908; GFI=0.865; PCFI=0.798; PGFI=0.678; RMSEA=0.077 (CI90%=0.07-0.08). CONCLUSION: confirmatory factor analysis revealed the questionnaire is valid and appropriate to be used in the studied context.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/40462
DOI10.1590/0104-1169.0367.2561
ISSN1518-8345
Publisher versionhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1590/0104-1169.0367.2561
Peer-Reviewedyes
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