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Table 5 Descriptives statistics (mean, standard deviation) for IRWFY scales pre- and post-intervention by summary measure of engagement

From: Knowledge-exchange in the Pacific: outcomes of the TROPIC (translational research for obesity prevention in communities) project

  Lowa Moderate High
Scale Pre (n = 8) Post (n = 8) Pre (n = 8) Post (n = 8) Pre (n = 16) Post (n = 16)
Organizational       
 Acquire 3.3 (0.6) 3.3 (0.5) 3.3 (0.7) 3.4 (0.5) 3.4 (0.4) 3.2 (0.4)
 Assess 3.6 (0.5) 3.5 (0.8) 3.2 (0.9) 3.3 (0.7) 3.4 (0.7) 3.3 (0.9)
 Adapt 3.2 (0.9) 3.4 (0.5) 3.2 (0.7) 3.4 (0.8) 3.3 (0.6) 3.3 (0.6)
 Apply 3.4 (0.8) 3.3 (0.6) 3.5 (1.0) 3.5 (0.6) 3.4 (0.7) 3.2 (0.7)
 Decision making 3.5 (0.9) 3.5 (1.1) 3.4 (0.9) 3.6 (1.0) 3.3 (0.5) 3.2 (0.7)
Individual       
 Looking for research 3.5 (0.8) 3.5 (0.7) 3.6 (0.8) 3.8 (0.8) 3.6 (0.6) 3.5 (0.5)
 Assess 3.5 (0.4) 3.4 (0.6) 3.2 (0.7) 3.9 (0.5) 3.5 (0.8) 3.8 (0.5)
 Adapt 3.5 (0.7) 3.4 (0.7) 3.4 (0.8) 3.8 (0.4) 3.5 (0.7) 3.5 (0.7)
  1. aMeasure of engagement computed by summing proportion of workshop attendance (0 < 50%; 1 ≥ 50%) and policy brief completion (0 = none; 1 = at least one completed); low engagement: summed score of 0, moderate engagement: summed score of 1, high engagement: summed score of 2