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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (Rounds 1, 2, and 3)

From: Identifying competencies for integrated knowledge translation: a Delphi study

  Round 1
(n = 26)
Round 2
(n = 22)
Round 3
(n = 18)
  No. of respondents (%)
IKT stakeholder Group
 Knowledge user 7 (26.9) 7 (31.8) 5 (27.8)
 Researcher 19 (73.1) 15 (68.2) 13 (72.2)
Predominant type of work
 Research 16 (61.5) 14 (63.6) 13 (72.2)
 Clinical work (patient care) 2 (7.7) 1 (4.6) 1 (5.6)
 Program evaluation 1 (3.9) 1 (4.6) 0 (0)
 Education and training 1 (3.9) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Other (e.g., program development, research support, policy analysis) 6 (23.1) 6 (27.3) 4 (22.2)
Predominant work setting
 Research – academic institution 7 (26.9) 6 (27.3) 5 (27.8)
 Research – hospital 5 (19.2) 5 (22.7) 5 (27.8)
 Education – academic institution 5 (19.2) 3 (13.6) 3 (16.7)
 Administration – government 2 (7.7) 2 (9.1) 1 (5.6)
 Clinical – hospital 1 (3.9) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Administration – hospital 1 (3.9) 1 (4.5) 0 (0)
 Other (e.g., community organizations, research foundations, professional associations) 5 (19.2) 5 (22.7) 4 (22.2)