Table 1:Comparison of student's perception of EBP.
|Questions||United States||Malaysia||p value|
|Mean (SD)||Mean (SD)|
|Q1: Application of Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) is necessary in the practice of speech-language pathology||4.89 (0.32)||4.63 (0.50)||0.074|
|Q2: EBP improves the quality of client care||4.68 (0.67)||4.63 (0.50)||0.097|
|Q3: The research findings published in journals are not very relevant to my clinical practice||4.37 (1.02)||3.31 (0.95)||0.003*|
|Q4: Clinical practice should be based on what other clinicians and specialists have used as treatment protocols over the years||3.37 (0.90)||3.38 (0.96)||0.983|
|Q5: During my SLT training, my teacher taught me how to use EBP in clinical practice||4.37 (0.83)||3.13 (1.31)||0.003*|
|Q6: I have never been exposed to EBP during my SLT training||4.37 (0.96)||3.63 (3.18)||0.339|
|Q7: I feel like I have learned how to access to EBP after this literature review and presentation activity||4.74 (0.45)||3.5 (0.97)||0.000*|
|Q8: I feel like this activity help me to understand what is EBP in speech-language pathology field||4.53 (0.84)||3.75 (0.86)||0.011*|
|Q9: I feel like I have learned other useful skills from my peers after this activity (e.g. information sharing, organization of thoughts, presentation skills)||4.05 (1.27)||3.69 (0.87)||0.338|
|Q10: I feel like I can continue to use what I have learned from this activity towards my clinical practice||4.37 (1.26)||3.94 (0.85)||0.253|
|Q11: I enjoy this activity||3.89 (1.37)||3.81 (0.75)||0.832|
*significance at p < 0.01.