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Table 1 Sample characteristics (cross-tabulations for distribution of academic rank, work setting, education and gender by domain and faculty)

From: Health researchers in Alberta: an exploratory comparison of defining characteristics and knowledge translation activities

  Medical school Other faculties
  Domain Domain
Academic Rank Basic Applied Basic Applied
Assistant Professor 9 (20.0%) 16 (19.2%) 6 (22.2%) 22 (25.9%)
Associate. Professor 14 (31.1%) 24 (28.9%) 4 (14.8%) 32 (37.7%)
Full Professor 22 (48.9%) 39 (46.9%) 15 (55.6%) 28 (32.9%)
Missing Cases 0 4 (5.0%) 2 (7.4%) 3 (3.5%)
Total 45 (100%) 83 (100%) 27 (100%) 85 (100%)
Work Setting Basic Applied Basic Applied
University only 22 (48.9%) 19 (23.0%) 6 (22.2%) 22 (25.9%)
University + Hospital 18 (40.0%) 39 (46.9%) 15 (55.6%) 28 (32.9%)
Missing Cases 5 (11.1%) 25 (30.1%) 6 (22.2%) 35 (41.2%)
Total 45 (100%) 83 (100%) 27 (100%) 85 (100%)
Education Basic Applied Basic Applied
Bachelor - 3 (3.6%) - -
Master - 8 (9.6%) - 8 (9.4%)
Ph.D 45 (100%) 65 (78.3%) 27 (100%) 77 (90.6%)
Missing Cases 0 7 (8.4%) 0 0
Total 45 (100%) 83 (100%) 27 (100%) 85 (100%)
Gender Basic Applied Basic Applied
Male 36 (80.0%) 59 (71.1%) 19 (70.4%) 38 (44.7%)
Female 9 (20.0%) 24 (28.9%) 8 (29.6%) 47 (55.3%)
Missing Cases 0 0 0 0
Total 45 (100%) 83 (100%) 27 (100%) 85 (100%)
Years of Postgraduate Experience     
Mean (sd) 18.7 (9.8) 16.5 (7.7) 15.8 (9.6) 12.2 (9.0)