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Table 6 Validity Assessment for Relations with Other Variables: Correlation of ACT Concepts with Instrumental Research Utilization (IRU) and Increasing Mean Values of the ACT Concepts by Increasing Levels of IRU

From: Advancing the argument for validity of the Alberta Context Tool with healthcare aides in residential long-term care

ACT Concept Bivariate correlation
with IRU2
Mean value (and relative % change1) of ACT concepts by level of instrumental research utilization P-value for
mean diff3
   1
n = 5
2
n = 11
3
n = 59
4
n = 263
5
n = 332
Total  
Leadership 0.111** 4.33
(11.98)
3.70
(-4.47)
3.68
(-4.95)
3.80
(-1.79)
3.96
(2.26)
3.87 0.005
Culture 0.154** 3.90
(1.74)
3.58
(-6.72)
3.59
(-6.37)
3.80
(-0.86)
3.91
(1.99)
3.83 0.000
Evaluation 0.119** 3.23
(-6.11)
3.02
(-12.45)
3.30
(-4.23)
3.43
(-0.35)
3.50
(1.55)
3.44 0.030
Social Capital 0.174** 3.97
(-1.16)
3.79
(-5.61)
3.82
(-4.76)
3.96
(-1.34)
4.10
(2.13)
4.01 0.000
Informal Interactions 0.167** 3.10
(-23.57)
3.82
(-5.86)
3.40
(-16.09)
3.95
(-2.73)
4.28
(5.60)
4.06 0.001
Formal Interactions 0.124** 0.50
(-62.09)
0.91
(-31.08)
1.24
(-6.20)
1.28
(-2.61)
1.38
(4.98)
1.32 0.015
Structural/Electronic
Resources4
0.141** 1.70
(-36.64)
2.27
(-15.29)
1.97
(-26.40)
2.67
(-0.58)
2.85
(6.40)
2.68 0.002
Organizational Slack -
Staff
0.061 2.20
(-2.89)
2.00
(-11.72)
2.15
(-5.24)
2.22
(-1.87)
2.33
(2.86)
2.27 0.610
Organizational Slack -
Space5
0.067 2.93
(-6.49)
2.91
(-7.27)
2.99
(-4.55)
3.11
(-0.81)
3.19
(1.83)
3.14 0.562
Organizational Slack - Time 0.199** 2.95
(-4.16)
2.86
(-6.96)
2.69
(-12.45)
2.97
(-3.46)
3.24
(5.23)
3.08 0.000
  1. Total = overall mean of the row concept
  2. 1 = % of difference with respect to the total sample average
  3. 2 = Pearson's correlation coefficients
  4. 3 = P-value for one-way ANOVA using 5 IRU values
  5. 4 = Score derived based on 7 items (excluding the 4 items representing electronic recourses that showed misfit in Model 1)
  6. 5 = Score derived based on 2 items (excluding the 1 item on space for resident care that showed misfit in Model 1)
  7. * = Significance at 0.05 level
  8. ** = Significance at 0.01 level.