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Table 4 Main effects reported by participants after the workshop

From: A deliberative dialogue as a knowledge translation strategy on road traffic injuries in Burkina Faso: a mixed-method evaluation

Type of knowledge use Examples of knowledge use reported by participants
Conceptual - Learning about the magnitude of the road injuries issue, accident sites and epidemiological characteristics of the injured (e.g. young, motorcycles)
- Learning about an innovative data collection tool
- Envisaged improvements regarding care of the injured by the hospital and accidents monitoring by the police
- Reflecting on professional practices
- Individual awareness-raising on road safety
Instrumental - Behavioural changes as a result of awareness raising, especially helmet wearing and compliance with speed limits and traffic lights
- Awareness-raising of other actors about appropriate behaviours and attitudes on the road
- Inspiring new ideas such as organising road safety awareness activities in the community
- Using research briefs as a pedagogical tool
Persuasive - Relaying main results in the professional environment
- Using data, perceived as credible, to justify projects description and grant application
- Confirming the importance of public awareness activities, especially those adapted to young people
- Preparing a report after the workshop for one’s superiors
- Interest in reorganising workshop so that other actors can benefit from it and enhance research dissemination
- Discussing research results at a meeting with other actors in road safety, sharing research briefs, displaying researchers’ accident sites map
Process-related use - Networking to know the actors working in the field
- Creation of post-workshop collaborations
- Motivation to pursue exchanges and collaboration
with researchers and road safety activities
- Mutual learning through interactions and deliberations
- Interest of civil society to create a follow-up committee on recommendations’ implementation
  1. Source: individual interviews with workshop participants (n = 14)