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Table 4 Age, budget and production profile

From: Evidence-informed health policy 2 – Survey of organizations that support the use of research evidence

Characteristics Organizations producing
CPGs
(n = 31)
Organizations producing
HTAs
(n = 19)
Organizations producing
CPGs and HTAs
(n = 45)
Organizations supporting government policymaking
(n = 57)
  n Median Range n Median Range n Median Range n Median Range
Median years since began production/service 28 9 2 to 27 18 8 3 to 20 44 7 1 to 27 55 10 0 to 94
Median annual budget (in US dollars) 26 368,275 500 to 15,000,000 16 875,000 125,000 to 21,600,000 38 700,000 5,000 to 40,000,000 41 692,000 1,200 to 51,000,000
Median number of CPGs or HTAs produced per year 31 3 0.5 to 500 17 7 2 to 45 42 7 1 to 300 - - -
Median time for production of a CPG or HTA (in months) 31 15 0.3 to 33 17 12 4 to 36 41 10 0.3 to 30 - - -