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Table 1 Classification schemes of KT interventions that were not recommended for use

From: Classification schemes for knowledge translation interventions: a practical resource for researchers

Article Purpose of Classification Scheme Area of Application Citationsa Quality Scoreb Rationale for Not Recommending
Cohen 2000 [13] To outline and clarify the content of preventative interventions STD/HIV prevention 27 3 Low scores across all domains, modification of existing tool with minimal detail on development
Dolan 2010 [14] To shape policy maker behaviour Policy 254 4 Poor rigour of development; does not seem useful for researchers
Embry 2008 [15] To provide a database repository of evidence-based units of behavioural influence Parenting, school, & public health behaviour 88 4 Poor rigour of development and applicability, not intended as a development document, creates a care-focused sample
Geller 1990 [16] To outline a conceptual framework for traffic safety, especially use of seat belts Injury prevention 51 3 Complex and outdated; poor rigour of development, applicability and KU involvement
Goel 1996 [17] To outline influences on retail pharmacies in developing countries Pharmacy behaviours 114 3 Low scores in rigour of development, applicability, and editorial independence
Hardeman 2000 [18] To describe behaviour change programmes Population/ public health 178 2 Low scores for scope and purpose, stakeholder/KU involvement, aspects of rigour, and applicability
Perdue 2005 [19] To describe different legal strategies for chronic disease prevention Policy & public health 17 3 Low scores in areas of rigour of development and applicability
Reisman 2005 [20] To provide a taxonomy for transfer of technology Technology transfer 36 3 Low scores in rigour of development, applicability, and editorial independence
West 2006 [21] To review tobacco control strategies Behaviour change 28 2 Low scores for scope and purpose, stakeholder/KU involvement, aspects of rigour, and applicability
  1. aNumber of citations for each article via title search in Scopus
  2. bQuality score is the overall adapted AGREE II score, reached by consensus between two researchers