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Table 3 How knowledge users used school-specific COMPASS findings

From: Can knowledge exchange support the implementation of a health-promoting schools approach? Perceived outcomes of knowledge exchange in the COMPASS study

  Number of Participants
Theme School (n = 13) Public Health (n = 4) Total Knowledge Users (n = 17)
COMPASS findings were used for:
School planning 7 0 7
 School planning documents (i.e., School Improvement Plan) 5 0 5
Grant applications 1 2 3
Public health planning documents & reports 2 2
Public health programming 2 2
Community planning documents 1 1
Participant shared COMPASS findings with: 11 3 14
 School Staff 11 1 12
 Students 6 1 7
 School (parent) council 3 1 4
 Public health staff 2 2 4
 School board 2 0 2
 Parents 2 0 2
 Community groups 0 1 1
  1. - Not relevant to participant group