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Table 2 Construct validity (factor analysis) and homogeneity (Cronbach’s alpha coefficient). Utilisation of the 15-item instrument

From: Promoting the creation of R&D intentions in primary healthcare measured by a validated instrument

ItemsTotal variance %CommunalitiesSeminar/conferenceBulletin/reportIntranetCommitted staff/managerInternet
Measurements I and IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII
64.658.7            
Attended a scientific seminar (ID)  0.710.660.790.68        
Attended a research conference (ID)  0.750.610.780.64        
Attended a scientific seminar (D)  0.670.570.750.71        
Attended a research conference (D)  0.560.630.730.76        
Cronbach’s alpha:    0.820.76        
55.255.1            
Read the research bulletin (D)  0.670.58  0.760.66      
Read a popular science report (ID)  0.670.69  0.670.74      
Read the research bulletin (ID)  0.540.55  0.670.64      
Read a popular science report (D)  0.500.64  0.630.73      
Cronbach’s alpha:      0.730.80      
87.483.4            
Read information on the Internet (D)  0.860.70    0.900.82    
Read information on the Internet (ID)  0.850.74    0.900.81    
Cronbach’s alpha:        0.840.80    
50.851.0            
Was informed about R&D at the management level (ID)  0.520.64      0.680.78  
Participated in an R&D course (ID)  0.680.44      0.620.57  
Described an R&D project (ID)  0.630.51      0.610.61  
Cronbach’s alpha:          0.520.52  
84.177.8            
Read information on the Intranet (D)  0.790.76        0.870.85
Read information on the Intranet (ID)  0.780.68        0.860.67
Cronbach’s alpha:            0.810.71
Cronbach’s alpha (overall): Measurement I: 0.78
Measurement II: 0.79
              
  1. D direct communication, ID indirect communication