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Table 2 Reading scientific journals and knowledge of epidemiology, statistics, and English

From: Participation of nurses and allied health professionals in research activities: a survey in an academic tertiary pediatric hospital

  n %
Reading journals (n = 865)
 No 169 19.5
 Yes, usually 111 12.8
 Yes, occasionally 281 32.5
 When I look for something 297 34.3
 Other 7 0.8
Type of journal (n = 882)
 Italian only 539 61.1
 International 59 6.6
 Italian and International 284 32.2
Number of journals (n = 678)
 One 354 52.2
 Two 178 26.3
 Three or more 146 21.5
Knowledge of Epidemiology (n = 897)
 Very good 10 1.1
 Good 115 12.8
 Fairly good 193 21.5
 Sufficient 293 32.7
 Insufficient 185 20.6
 Poor 101 11.3
Knowledge of Statistics (n = 897)
 Very good 4 0.4
 Good 70 7.8
 Fairly good 177 19.7
 Sufficient 282 31.4
 Insufficient 232 25.9
 Poor 132 14.7
Knowledge of English (n = 897)
 Very good 29 3.2
 Good 135 15.1
 Fairly good 187 20.8
 Sufficient 274 30.5
 Insufficient 181 20.2
 Poor 91 10.1