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Table 4 Sharing and use of research results - follow-up surveys (Phases 1 and 2)

From: Talk, trust and time: a longitudinal study evaluating knowledge translation and exchange processes for research on violence against women

Question Phase 1 Follow-Up Survey (3 to 6 months post-event)
(n = 25, 8 missing)
Phase 2 Follow-Up Survey (6 to 8 months post-event)
(n = 21)
Shared the research knowledge from the event? YES = 88% (22)
NO = 12% (3)
YES = 79% (15 of 19 who responded)
NO = 21% (4)
For those who responded YES n = 22 n = 15
Shared with (all that apply):   
Internal colleagues 42% (10) 100% (15)
External colleagues 48% (11) 47% (7)
Others 14% (3) 93% (14)
How shared (all that apply):   
Verbally 46% (11) 93% (14)
By email 4% (1) 13% (2)
Sent documents 8% (2) 47% (7)
Other1 25% (6) 53% (8)
Response to sharing   
Positively 43% (9) 27% (4)
Negatively 29% (6) 13% (2)
Mixed/Neutral 0% (0) 53% (8)
Can't tell/other 29% (6) 13% (6)
Used the research knowledge from the event? YES = 40% (10)
NO = 60% (15)
YES = 37% (7)
NO = 63% (12)
Missing = 2
For those who responded YES n = 10 n = 7
How used (all that apply): (1 missing) (2 missing)
Conceptual 50% (5) 80% (4)
Symbolic 40% (4) 80% (4)
Instrumental 0 40% (2)
Have others used the research knowledge from the event? YES = 12% (3)
NO/Don't Know = 88% (22)
YES = 26% (5)2
NO/Don't Know = 74% (14)
(2 missing)
  1. 1including: providing a link to the Research Program (n = 6), formal presentations or reports (n = 1) and informal discussions (n = 7); 2In the Forum follow-up survey we asked how others had used the knowledge, of the three responses, two indicated conceptual use, and one indicated instrumental use.