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Table 3 Policy, practice and society impacts associated with small grant research.

From: Examining the impact of health research facilitated by small peer-reviewed research operating grants in a women's and children's health centre

Policy effect 16% (n = 6)
   Within health centre    8% (n = 3)
   Beyond health centre    8% (n = 3)
Changes in clinical practice 32% (n = 12)
Informing clinical practice 55% (n = 21)
Improving quality of care 46% (n = 18)
   Patient safety    18% (n = 7)
   Cost effectiveness    10% (n = 4)
   Access to care    5% (n = 2)
   Adaptation of health services    13% (n = 5)