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Table 3 Structural indicators of information-seeking networks in each health unit, at baseline and follow-ups

From: The evolution of social networks through the implementation of evidence-informed decision-making interventions: a longitudinal analysis of three public health units in Canada

  Unit A Unit B Unit C
Size 119 133 49
Density baseline 1.5 % 1.0 % 3.3 %
Density follow-up 1 1.6 % 0.9 % 3.1 %
Density follow-up 2 2.0 % 1.0 % 3.3 %
Reciprocity baseline 12 % 25 % 16 %
Reciprocity follow-up 1 15 % 22 % 24 %
Reciprocity follow-up 2 13 % 17 % 13 %
In-degree centralization baseline 16 % 5 % 20 %
In-degree centralization follow-up 1 12 % 3 % 14 %
In-degree centralization follow-up 2 17 % 6 % 22 %
Krackhardt’s hierarchy baseline 0.93 0.84 0.92
Krackhardt’s hierarchy follow-up 1 0.86 0.83 0.85
Krackhardt’s hierarchy follow-up 2 0.90 0.95 0.89
Normalized group centrality of highly engaged staff-baseline 0.37 0.11 0.44
Normalized group centrality of highly engaged staff follow-up 1 0.45 0.14 0.35
Normalized group centrality of highly engaged staff follow-up 2 0.56 0.10 0.35
Divisions: E-I index baseline −0.56 −0.60 −0.34
Divisions: E-I index follow-up 1 −0.60 −0.41 −0.46
Divisions: E-I index follow-up 2 −0.56 −0.45 −0.32