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Table 2 Survey questions to categorize type of partnership

From: Research funder required research partnerships: a qualitative inquiry

Number Knowledge-user survey Researcher survey
Question Answer options Question Answer options
8 To what extent did your partnership on this study bring your expertise as a knowledge-user into the research process? • Not at all To what extent did your partnership bring knowledge-user expertise into the research process? • Not at all
• A little • A little
• Somewhat • Somewhat
• A lot • A lot
• A significant amount • A significant amount
• Too early to tell • Too early to tell
10 How long did it take you to develop trust in your relationship with your partner? • Weeks How long did it take you to develop trust in your relationship with your partner? • Weeks
• Months • Months
• Years • Years
• Still haven’t really done that • Still haven’t really done that
Please specify how long and what it took to develop trust. Please specify how long and what it took to develop trust.
13 Who was involved in the following aspects of this study? • Researcher(s) alone Who was involved in the following aspects of this study? • Researcher(s) alone
A. Shaping the research question(s) • Collaboration with researchers leading A. Shaping the research question(s) • Collaboration with researchers leading
B. Deciding on the methodology • Collaboration with knowledge-user(s) leading B. Deciding on the methodology • Collaboration with knowledge-user(s) leading
C. Data collection and tools for development • Collaboration with both leading equally C. Data collection and tools for development • Collaboration with both leading equally
D. Interpreting the study findings and crafting messaging around them • Knowledge-user(s) alone D. Interpreting the study findings and crafting messaging around them • Knowledge-user(s) alone
E. Moving the research results into practice E. Moving the research results into practice
F. Widespread dissemination and application F. Widespread dissemination and application
16 To what extent do you agree with this statement? • Strongly agree To what extent do you agree with this statement? • Strongly agree
“I learned a lot from my research partner while working together on this study.” • Agree “I learned a lot from my knowledge-user partner while working together on this study.” • Agree
• Neither agree nor disagree   • Neither agree nor disagree
• Disagree   • Disagree
• Strongly Disagree   • Strongly Disagree