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Table 3 Names used in sampled documents

From: Towards a better understanding of the nomenclature used in information-packaging efforts to support evidence-informed policymaking in low- and middle-income countries

Names used to label or describe documents (not mutually exclusive)* Percentage (and number) of sampled documents that use the name to label or index the document (not mutually exclusive) Number of different series that use the name to label or index documents
Policy brief/briefing 39% (42) 11
Brief/briefing 13% (14) 4
Issue brief 9% (10) 2
Briefing paper 6% (7) 3
Evidence brief 6% (6) 1
Commentary 5% (5) 1
Legacy series 5% (5) 1
Knowledge Summary 5% (5) 1
Spotlight 5% (5) 1
SUPPORT summary 5% (5) 1
Systematic review 5% (5) 1
Technical brief 5% (5) 1
Technical brief for policy-makers 5% (5) 1
Evidence-based policy brief 4% (4) 1
Response 4% (4) 1
Evidence matters 2% (2) 1
Research brief 2% (2) 1
Briefing note 1% (1) 1
Briefing sheet 1% (1) 1
Domain briefing 1% (1) 1
Enduring questions brief 1% (1) 1
Evidence brief for policy 1% (1) 1
Evidence in Brief 1% (1) 1
Impact evaluation 1% (1) 1
Project briefing 1% (1) 1
Study findings and recommendations 1% (1) 1