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Table 1 Framework types

From: A systematic review of implementation frameworks of innovations in healthcare and resulting generic implementation framework

Innovation group Type of framework
Descriptive Prescriptive Explanatory Predictive
Interventions (n = 22) 16 (73%) 1 (5%) 14 (64%) 7 (32%)
Guidelines (n = 4) 3 (75%) 1 (25%)
Knowledge (n = 15) 4 (27%) 7 (47%) 8 (53%)
Evidence-based practice model (n = 5) 1 (20%) 3 (60%) 1 (20%) 1 (20%)
Implementation programs (n = 3) 3 (100%) 2 (67%) 1 (33%)
TOTAL (n = 49) 27 (55%) 13 (24%) 24 (49%) 9 (18%)
  1. Percentages were calculated using the total number of frameworks at each innovation group in the denominator. Percentages are not accumulative because each framework could be fit into multiple ‘type’ categories.