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Table 6 Rating of the consistency between available evidence and decisions

From: Uptake of evidence in policy development: the case of user fees for health care in public health facilities in Uganda

    Public sector Private sector  
   Donors (n = 3) MoH (n = 6) MoF (n = 1) Service providers and managers at district level (n = 6) CSOs (n = 4) Researchers (n = 2) Service provider PNFP (n = 3) Total
Agenda setting Strong (1)   3 1   1 1   6
Moderate (2)   1       1
Weak (3) 3 1    3    7
No influence (4) 1     1   2
Analytical stage Strong (1)   2       2
Moderate (2)   1    1 1   3
Weak (3) 3 2    2 1   8
No influence (4) 1    1    2
Decision making Strong (1)   3       3
Moderate (2)    1      1
Weak (3) 3 1    3 2   9
No influence (4) 2    1    3
Implementation Strong (1)   1       1
Moderate (2)   1 1 3    1 6
Weak (3) 3 2   1 2 1 2 11
No influence (4) 2   2 2 1   7
  1. Service providers could only rank at the policy implementation stage.
  2. MoH: two were not able to rank and were excluded from this analysis.
  3. Service providers: three were not able to rank and were excluded from this analysis.