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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Community capacity to acquire, assess, adapt, and apply research evidence: a survey of Ontario's HIV/AIDS sector

Characteristic n (%)
Organization type  
   AIDS service organization 23 (92%)
   Organization with a mandate beyond HIV 2 (8%)
Region  
   GTA 13 (52%)
   Non-GTA 12 (48%)
Number of FTE staff (organizational capacity)  
   <5 6 (24%)
   5-10 10 (40%)
   >10 9 (36%)
Number of clients served (service demand)  
   0-250 11 (44%)
   251-750 8 (28%)
   >750 6 (24%)
Ratio of FTEs to clients served  
   0-50 12 (44%)
   51-75 7 (28%)
   >76 6 (24%)
Populations served a  
   People living with HIV/AIDS 25 (100%)
   Women 22 (88%)
   Youth 21 (84%)
   Men who have sex with men 21 (84%)
   Injection drug users 17 (68%)
   Specific ethno-racial communities 18 (72%)
   Otherb 6 (24%)
  1. aResponse options were not mutually exclusive; bOther populations provided by respondents were homeless/drop-ins, substance users other than injection drug users, prisoners and ex-prisoners, transient persons, Aboriginal communities, and transgendered populations.
  2. GTA = greater Toronto area; FTE = full-time equivalent.