Guide to Patient and Family Engagement

Exhibit 6. Strength of Evidence for Individual Characteristics of Target Audiences

Type of Document Number
Systematic reviews
Systematic review of randomized controlled trials 0
Systematic review of descriptive studies (quantitative / qualitative) 10
Single evaluative studies
Randomized controlled trial 0
Nonrandomized controlled trial 0
Cohort / case-control study 1
Single site intervention (pre/post) / Case series study 2
Single descriptive studies
Mixed methods study (qualitative / quantitative) 9
Quantitative study 20
Descriptive or qualitative study 26
Case study / description of implementation 10
Scholarly articles or reviews 17
Other (workshop overview, conference paper) 4

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Internet Citation: Exhibit 6. Strength of Evidence for Individual Characteristics of Target Audiences. Content last reviewed October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/ptfamilyscan/ptfamilyex6.html