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Table 2 Survey constructs

From: Ground-up-top down: a mixed method action research study aimed at normalising research in practice for nurses and midwives

  Definition Measurement tool
Individual domain
 Perceived individual research intention Individual’s intent to engage with research activities and opportunities in order to inform their practice. Research and Development Culture Index (R & D Culture Index) [33]
 Perceived individual research capacity Individual skill level across a variety of research related activities from finding the literature through to dissemination of findings. Research and Development Culture Index (R & D Culture Index) [33]
Research and Capacity Culture Tool (RCC Tool) [8]
 Perceived research relevance Importance individual places on research for practice improvement and significance in daily work, relevance to profession and relevance to education. Nursing Research Questionnaire (NRQ) [6]
 Perceived research value Value and impact of research in practice and on their profession. Nursing Research Questionnaire (NRQ) [6]
 Perceived translation of research into practice Explores whether research is collaborative between clinicians and researchers, is directed by strategic priorities, improves patient and organisational outcomes through sustained practice change and used to evaluate interventions.  
Organisational domain
 Perceived organisational support Degree of organisational support and opportunity for, and application of research in your team or service. Research and Capacity Culture Tool (RCC Tool) [8]
Queensland Health Practitioner Research Capacity Survey [34]
 Perceived organisational culture and capability Degree of research related resources, planning, leadership, opportunities, consumer involvement, and quality monitoring and expert advice. Queensland Health Practitioner Research Capacity Survey [34]