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Table 2 Characteristics of included Articles (N = 62*)

From: Strategies to promote uptake and use of intimate partner violence and child maltreatment knowledge: an integrative review

Article Characteristic n (%)*
Country of origin  
 US 37 (60)
 Canada 8 (13)
 UK 7 (11)
 Australia 3 (5)
 Other (e.g., the Netherlands) 7 (11)
Publication year  
 2006 or later 32 (52)
 Between 2000 and 2005 18 (29)
 Before 2000 12 (19)
Study design  
 Experiment/RCT 17 (30)*
 Pre-post 19 (33)*
 Quasi-experiment (i.e., comparative analysis with no randomization to groups) 9 (16)*
 Other (e.g., post-test only) 12 (21)*
Focus  
 IPV 22 (36)
 CM 28 (45)
 IPV and CM 12 (19)
KT ‘Recipients’  
 Health practitioners (e.g., physicians, dentists etc.) 31 (50)
 Teachers/educators 5 (8)
 ‘Social’ practitioners (e.g., child protection workers) 3 (5)
 Other (e.g., law guardians/attorneys) 2 (3)
 Combination of Above** 21 (34)
  1. *Percentages are out of 62 (the total number of included articles) unless indicated with an asterisk (in which case the denominator is 57, the total number of included primary articles). ** Over half of which included health practitioners.