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Table 4 Weighted Ranking of Top Five Areas for Capacity Building Supports

From: Supporting community overdose response planning in Ontario, Canada: Findings from a situational assessment

Qualitative Themes Survey Support Area Unweighted Rank
(simple count rating)
Weighted Rank
(weighted point rating)
   Count Ranking Sum Ranking
Evidence and practice Evidence use and application 27 1 84 1
Partnership, collaboration, and engagement Community engagement 21 2 61 3
Implementation and operational factors Public awareness and education 19 3 - -
Implementation and operational factors Program implementation 18 4 64 2
Evidence and practice Knowledge and skill development 16 5 49 4
Data and information Evaluation capacity 15 - - -
Partnership, collaboration, and engagement Partnership and collaboration 15 - 47 5
Data and information Data collection 14 - - -
Data and information Data analysis and interpretation 10 - - -
  1. The areas of capacity building supports were informed by the preliminary themes from interview and focus group data. To calculate the weighted rank, the following rank value was assigned: 1 = 5, 2 = 4, 3 = 3, 4 = 2, 5 = 1