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Table 3 Skills and training to undertake KTE activities

From: Use of health systems and policy research evidence in the health policymaking in eastern Mediterranean countries: views and practices of researchers

  Total
N (%)
Answered 'Yes' to the following questions regarding their skills and training for KTE activities  
Undertook any knowledge transfer and exchange activities 77 (58%)
Feel that they have sufficient skills and training to produce Systematic reviews 73 (66%)
Produced Newspaper articles 65 (59%)
Produced Systematic Reviews (e.g., reviews of the research literature that follows explicit rules to reduce bias in searching the literature, identifying eligible articles, extracting data, etc.) 53 (48%)
Feel that they have sufficient skills and training to produce Policy briefs 50 (46%)
Produced Policy briefs 45 (41%)
Had training on how to communicate research evidence to policymakers and stakeholders 25 (23%)
Consider that their engagement/exchange with policymakers and stakeholders compromises their intellectual and academic independence 19 (14%)