Table 1.

Comparison of factors valued in research versus practice

ResearchPractice
Theoretical frameworkCost
Funding availableReach
Previous researchRelative advantage
Study designUptake
MethodologyPolicy support
Inclusion/exclusion criteriaCulture
Isolation of key variables Organizational
Validity Targeted population
Controlled settingFeasibility
Defined outcomeAdaptability
FidelityPracticality
ReproducibilityPersonnel
Internal validitySimplicity
Reporting of selected resultsSustainability
EfficacyCommunication
Trust
External validity
Effectiveness