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Table 2 Health official involvement extent scores by low and high involvers*

From: Extent and patterns of community collaboration in local health departments: An exploratory survey

Organizations/individuals involved in priority setting Involvement extent (scores 1 &2) Involvement extent (scores 3-5) Involvement extent (scores 6 & 7)
  Low-In§ High-In Low-In§ High-In Low-In§ High-In
  n = 75 n = 25 n = 105 n = 83 n = 28 n = 108
Health Department Staff 2 (3%) column (8%) row 0 (0%) (0%) 11 (10%) (42%) 1 (1%) (4%) 13 (36%) (50%) 26 (24%) (96%)
Local Board of Health 4 (5%) (15%) 2 (8%) (7%) 20 (19%) (77%) 12 (14%) (44%) 2 (7%) (8%) 13 (13%) (48%)
Patient Representatives 8 (11%) (31%) 3 (12%) (11%) 15 (14%) (58%) 16 (19%) (59%) 3 (11%) (11%) 8 (7%) (30%)
Community Advisory Board 7 (9%) (27%) 2 (8%) (7%) 12 (11%) (46%) 5 (6%) (18%) 7 (25%) (27%) 20 (19%) (74%)
Community Health Professionals 7 (9%) (27%) 0 (0%) (0%) 19 (18%) (73%) 8 (10%) (30%) 0 (0%) (0%) 19 (18%) (70%)
Elected Officials 12 (16%) (46%) 2 (8%) (7%) 14 (13%) (54%) 20 (24%) (74%) 0 (0%) (0%) 5 (5%) (19%)
Community-Based Organizations 13 (17%) (50%) 0 (0%) (0%) 11 (10%) (42%) 14 (17%) (52%) 2 (7%) (8%) 13 (12%) (48%)
Experts 22 (29%) (85%) 16 (64%) (59%) 3 (3%) (11%) 7 (8%) (26%) 1 (4%) (4%) 4 (4%) (15%)
  1. * Row and column percents do not always add to 100% due to rounding.
  2. § Low-involvers
  3. ‡ High-involvers