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Table 9 Evaluation and update procedures

From: Evidence-informed health policy 2 – Survey of organizations that support the use of research evidence

Characteristics Units producing CPGs
(n = 31)
Units producing HTAs
(n = 19)
Units producing CPGs and HTAs
(n = 45)
Units supporting government policymaking (n = 57)
Collect data systematically about uptake
Yes 11 (35%) 6 (32%) 14 (31%) 20 (35%)
No 20 (65%) 13 (68%) 28 (62%) 32 (56%)
Not reported 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (7%) 4 (7%)
Systematically evaluates usefulness or impact in other ways
Yes 10 (32%) 9 (47%) 20 (44%) 23 (40%)
No 21 (68%) 9 (47%) 22 (49%) 29 (51%)
Not reported 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 3 (7%) 5 (9%)
Updates products and services
Updates regularly 16 (52%) 2 (11%) 14 (31%) 21 (37%)
Updates irregularly 14 (45%) 12 (63%) 27 (60%) 28 (49%)
Updates either regularly or irregularly 29 (93%) 13 (68%) 38 (84%) 48 (84%)
Do not update 2 (6%) 5 (26%) 7 (16%) 5 (9%)
Not reported 1 (3%) 1 (5%) 3 (7%) 4 (7%)