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Table 2 Analysis of quantitative data from 36 studies reporting on findings from each project in a multi-project programme

From: The impact on healthcare, policy and practice from 36 multi-project research programmes: findings from two reviews

Type of impact Out of 36 studies number reporting on each impact category Median (range) percentage achieving/claiming this impact in the studies reporting on it
Policy/organisation impact 31 35% (5–100%)
Clinician change/informed practice 17 32% (10–69%)
A combined category, e.g. policy and clinician impact, or impact on decision-making 3 64% (60–67%)
Health gain/patient benefit/improved care 12 27% (6–48%)