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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of study participants

From: Impact of an organization-wide knowledge translation strategy to support evidence-informed public health decision making

  Case A Case B Case C
  Intensively involved Others Intensively involved Others Intensively involved Others
Female (%) 44 (92%) 143 (90%) 12 (100%) 266 (91%) 15 (88%) 61 (78%)
Years of public health experience; mean (SD) 12 (9) 10 (8) 14 (7) 14 (9) 11 (7) 11 (9)
Degree Diploma 0 26 (16%) 0 28 (10%) 1 19 (24%)
Baccalaureate 24 (50%) 103 (65%) 4 (33%) 144 (49%) 13 (76%) 49 (63%)
Masters 22 (46%) 29 (18%) 8 (67%) 111 (38%) 3 (18%) 9 (12%)
Doctorate 1 1 0 9 (3.1%) 0 1
EIDM behaviour 12 (7) 10 (9) 8 (7) 10 (10) 8 (5) 8 (7)
EIDM knowledge and skill 12 (6) 10 (3) 10 (2)
Three most frequent professional roles (number) Public health nurse (69), supervisor (29), health promotion officer (16), manager (16) Public health nurse (109), consultant (73), manager (41) Public health nurse (48), public health inspector (16), manager (12)
Three most frequent Divisions (number) Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (57), family health (50), Communicable Disease Control (44) Communicable Disease Control (83), Healthy Families (83), Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention (60) Public Health Nursing and Nutrition (55), Environmental Health (21), Administration (7), Emergency Medical Services (7)