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Table 1 Characteristics of studies

From: Organizational readiness for knowledge translation in chronic care: a review of theoretical components

  Number (n = 38) % (100%)
Country of study USA 28 74
Canada 4 11
UK 5 12
Belgium 1 3
Year of publication Before 2000 6 16
Between 2000-2005 11 29
Since 2005 21 55
Type of study Empirical 32 85
Theoretical 5 12
Review 1 3
Research method Quantitative 19 50
Qualitative 7 19
Mixed 5 12
None* 7 19
Participants Managers 9 24
Staff 7 19
Both 9 24
Not specified 2 3
NA* 11 30
  1. *:Theoretical studies and reviews.