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Table 3 Preferences for training and barriers to participation in training and Technical Assistance (TA) among CRCCP grantees, N = 29

From: Assessment of training and technical assistance needs of Colorectal Cancer Control Program Grantees in the U.S.

  N %
Preferred Approaches 1   
 On-site training/workshop 18 62%
 Real time webinar with archiving for future use 18 62%
 Expert consultant I can contact as needed 16 55%
 Peer network/collaborative group/community of practice 12 41%
 Online course 10 34%
 Self-directed print learning materials 4 14%
 CD-ROM/DVD training and resources 1 3%
 Other 1 3%
Barriers to participating in Training and TA   
 Program examples too different from my program to be helpful 16 55%
 State travel restrictions not related to cost 12 41%
 Information is typically too basic 11 38%
 No time 9 31%
 Information is impractical for everyday use 6 21%
 Real world examples are not typically provided 7 24%
 Money to cover travel costs 5 17%
 Other 5 17%
  1. 1Participants could choose more than one response for training approaches, so percentages may sum to >100%.