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Table 1 Demographic information of respondents

From: Use of health systems and policy research evidence in the health policymaking in eastern Mediterranean countries: views and practices of researchers

  N %
Gender   
Male 81 62%
Female 49 38%
Country where researchers are currently working   
Lebanon 19 13%
Palestine 19 13%
USA 14 10%
Jordan 13 9%
Oman 10 7%
Syria 9 6%
Morocco 7 5%
Yemen 6 4%
Egypt 5 4%
Bahrain 5 4%
UK 5 4%
Sudan 4 3%
Saudi Arabia 3 2%
Canada 3 2%
Iran 3 2%
Kuwait 2 1%
Iraq 2 1%
Germany 2 1%
Italy 2 1%
Libya 1 1%
Mali 1 1%
Switzerland 1 1%
Qatar 1 1%
Nigeria 1 1%
France 1 1%
Ireland 1 1%
Sweden 1 1%
Denmark 1 1%
Age   
Mean (Standard Deviation) 48.77 (9.87)
Degrees (the 133 respondents were allowed to choose multiple degrees)   
PhD 91 68%
MD 79 59%
MS 55 41%
BS 50 38%
MPH 23 17%
MBA 16 12%
Diploma 10 8%
MA 8 6%
BA 7 5%
BSN 7 5%
Other 3 2%
Midwife 2 2%
MSN 2 2%
PharmD 1 1%
Main research domains   
Other public health related research 100 57%
Health Systems and Policy 75 43%
Type of institution where respondents work   
Academic University 112 84%
Teaching hospital setting 46 35%
Government department or agency 25 19%
Regional health authority or equivalent 13 10%
Research Institute (not within a University) 12 9%
Non-teaching hospital setting 7 5%