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Table 4 Capacity to adapt research evidence

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

Domain subsection Factors considered Don't do Do poorly Do inconsis-tently Do with some consistency Do well No answer
V. Can we summarize the results in a user-friendly way? Enough skilled staff with time, incentive, and resources to:       
  1. present research results concisely and in accessible language 7 (28%) 7 (28%) 6 (24%) 2 (8%) 1 (4%) 2 (8%)
  2. synthesize in one document all relevant research 7 (28%) 7 (28%) 3 (12%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 6 (24%)
  3. link research results to key issues facing decision makers 5 (20%) 5 (20%) 4 (16%) 5 (20%) 0 (0%) 6 (24%)
  4. provide recommended actions to decision makers 3 (12%) 6 (24%) 6 (24%) 4 (16%) 1 (4%) 5 (20%)
  Arrangements with external experts to:       
  5. present research results concisely and in accessible language 6 (24%) 7 (28%) 5 (20%) 1 (4%) 1 (4%) 5 (20%)
  6. synthesize in one document all relevant research 8 (32%) 6 (24%) 6 (24%) 0 (0%) 2 (8%) 3 (12%)
  7. link research results to key issues facing decision makers 6 (24%) 5 (20%) 5 (20%) 2 (8%) 1 (4%) 6 (24%)
  8. provide recommended actions to decision makers 7 (28%) 4 (16%) 6 (24%) 1 (4%) 2 (8%) 5 (20%)
  1. *Results correspond to the number and percent of organizations included in the study selecting each response option.