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Table 2 Roles for citizens in different stages of research

From: Evolving partnerships: engagement methods in an established health services research team

  Research Team Decision Makers VOICES Members
Baseline (n = 36)
n, %
Follow-up (n = 13)
n, %
Baseline (n = 7)
n, %
Follow-up (n = 3)
n, %
Baseline
(n = 7)
n, %
Follow-up
(n = 5)
n, %
Identifying the research question(s) and objective(s)
Yes 30 (83) 12 (92) 6 (86) 3 (100) 6 (86) 5 (100)
No/don’t know 3 (8) 0 0 0 1 (14) 0
Missing 4 (11) 1 (8) 1 (14) 0 0 0
Designing the study
Yes 25 (69) 9 (69) 5 (71) 2 (67) 2 (29) 1 (20)
No/don’t know 8 (22) 0 1 (14) 0 4 (57) 0
Missing 3 (8) 4 (31) 1 (14) 1 (33) 1 (14) 4 (80)
Collecting the data
Yes 22 (61) 7 (54) 4 (57) 2 (67) 1 (14) 2 (40)
No/don’t know 10 (28) 0 2 (29) 0 5 (71) 0
Missing 4 (11) 6 (46) 1 (14) 1 (33) 1 (14) 3 (60)
Analyzing the data
Yes 13 (36) 6 (46) 5 (71) 3 (100) 2 (29) 2 (40)
No/don’t know 18 (50) 0 1 (14) 0 4 (57) 0
Missing 5 (14) 7 (54) 1 (14) 0 1 (14) 3 (60)
Disseminating the findings
Yes 28 (78) 11 (85) 5 (71) 3 (100) 4 (57) 4 (80)
No/don’t know 5 (14) 0 1 (14) 0 2 (29) 0
Missing 3 (8) 2 (15) 1 (14) 0 1 (14) 1 (20)