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Table 5 Relationship between demographic data and barriers toward conducting research

From: Attitudes and barriers towards conducting research amongst primary care physicians in Bahrain: a cross-sectional study

  Barriers Test P-value 95% CI
Mean SD
Age groups < 40 3.40 .75 ANOVA 0.602 (3.24,3.57)
40–50 3.34 .80 (3.12,3.56)
> 50 3.25 .81 (3.01,3.50)
Gender Male 3.21 .84 T-test 0.123 (3.00,3.42)
Female 3.40 .78 (3.27,3.53)
Nationality Bahraini 3.39 .78 T-test 0.082 (3.27,3.51)
Non-Bahraini 3.14 .87 (2.84,3.43)
Years of Practice Grouping < 10 3.40 .75 ANOVA 0.818 (3.20,3.60)
10–20 3.41 .79 (3.23,3.60)
> 20 3.32 .80 (3.09,3.56)
Designation GP 3.02 .89 ANOVA 0.000 (2.78,3.27)
Family Physician Resident 3.31 .78 (3.11,3.50)
Family Physician Consultant 3.56 .69 (3.41,3.72)
Specialty Board Certificate Yes 3.42 .75 T-test 0.011 (3.31,3.53)
No 2.96 .96 (2.62,3.29)
  1. Higher mean score indicates higher barriers encountered by physicians