Open Access Research article

Validation of the conceptual research utilization scale: an application of the standards for educational and psychological testing in healthcare

Janet E Squires1*, Carole A Estabrooks2, Christine V Newburn-Cook2 and Mark Gierl3

Author Affiliations

1 Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

2 Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

3 Department of Educational Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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BMC Health Services Research 2011, 11:107  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-107

Published: 19 May 2011

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The CRU Scale. The CRU scale as presented to the expert panel and used in the pilot test

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CRU Scores by First Language. A summary of scores on the CRU items and scale score according to whether or not English was the healthcare aides first language

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CFA Model 1 Additional Diagnostics. A summary of standardized residuals and modification indices for CFA Model 1

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