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Using Concept Maps to compare obesity knowledge between policy makers and primary care researchers in Canada

Sturgiss, Elizabeth; Luig, Thea; Campbell-Scherer, Denise L.; Lewanczuk, Richard; Green, Lee A.

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Objective: Knowledge transfer is the process of information sharing between researchers, knowledge users and policy makers. Globally, public policies about obesity do not refect the complexity of what is known about the cause and efects of obesity. We used Concept Maps, a qualitative method that represents mental models, to compare the understanding of obesity between policy makers in a Canadian province and local primary care researchers. Eight participants were interviewed during which a...[Show more]

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Date published: 14/01/2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/155216
Source: BMC Research Notes
DOI: 10.1186/s13104-018-4042-x
Access Rights: Open Access

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