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Table 2 Intervention distribution and outcome description

From: When the messenger is more important than the message: an experimental study of evidence use in francophone AfricaQuand le messager est plus important que le message: étude expérimentale en Afrique francophone sur l’utilisation des connaissances

  Perceived quality score Reported instrumental use score
n Mean (/5) Standard deviation n Mean (/5) Standard deviation
Authoring organization
 Donor organizations 63 4.005 0.547 64 3.339 1.086
  North American/European donor organization 30 3.943 0.460 31 3.226 1.023
  African donor organization 33 4.062 0.617 33 3.444 1.148
 International organization 56 3.944 0.803 57 3.705 0.897
  North American/European office of international organization 33 4.073 0.813 33 3.849 0.791
  African office of international organization 23 3.759 0.768 24 3.507 1.009
 Universities 72 3.926 0.623 72 3.301 1.060
  North American/European university 38 4.196 0.554 38 3.640 0.973
  African university 34 3.625 0.562 34 2.922 1.038
 No author 37 3.657 0.791 39 3.111 0.938
 Total 228 3.909 0.687 232 3.379 1.024