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Table 1 Projects categorised by the nine areas for local authority action identified by the King’s Fund

From: The NIHR Public Health Research Programme: responding to local authority research needs in the United Kingdom

Project area Total number of projects, n (%) Commissioned, n Researcher-led, n
The best start in life 9 (11) 5 4
Healthy schools and pupils 22 (27) 11 11
Helping people find jobs and stay in work 2 (2) 2 0
Active and safe transport 7 (8) 3 4
Warmer and safer homes 5 (6) 1 4
Access to green and open spaces and the role of leisure services 5 (6) 2 3
Strong communities, wellbeing and resilience 4 (5) 4 0
Public protection and regulatory services 7 (8) 1 6
Health and spatial planning 3 (4) 0 3
Other 19 (23) 9 10
Total 83 38 45