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Table 4 Univariate analysis of factors associated with the existence of an actionable and targeted message in the abstract,n= 529 articles (articles on fundamental research were excluded) Cambodia 2000 to 2012

From: Gaps between research and public health priorities in low income countries: evidence from a systematic literature review focused on Cambodia

  Actionable and targeted message Comparison Total
Yes No OR (95%CI) pvalues n = 529 (100.0%)
n = 73 (13.8%) n = 456 (86.2%)
Main topic
  Diseases/conditions 43 (12.5) 303 (87.5) 1 (reference) - 345 (100.0)
  Health system 10 (18.9) 43 (81.1) 1.63 (0.76–3.48) 0.20 53 (100.0)
  Both 20 (15.3) 111 (84.7) 1.26 (0.71–2.24) 0.42 131 (100.0)
Subtopic
  Communicable diseases 36 (11.4) 281 (88.6) 0.60 (0.36–0.99) 0.048 317 (100.0)
  Non-communicable diseases 3 (7.7) 36 (92.3) 0.50 (0.15–1.67) 0.25 39 (100.0)
  Maternal and reproductive health 14 (28.6) 35 (71.4) 3.08 (1.55–6.13) 0.001 49 (100.0)
  Perinatal conditions 1 (14.3) 6 (85.7) 1.04 (0.12–8.77) 0.97 7 (100.0)
  Nutrition 8 (21.0) 30 (78.9) 1.74 (0.76–3.97) 0.18 38 (100.0)
  Injuries 5 (11.4) 39 (88.6) 0.78 (0.29–2.06) 0.62 44 (100.0)
  Health services delivery 12 (14.3) 72 (85.7) 1.04 (0.53–2.04) 0.88 84 (100.0)
  Governance and leadership 12 (19.3) 50 (80.6) 1.59 (0.80–3.16) 0.18 62 (100.0)
  Finances and equity 9 (22.5) 31 (77.5) 1.92 (0.87–4.23) 0.10 40 (100.0)
  Human resources 3 (9.1) 30 (90.9) 0.60 (0.18–2.04) 0.42 33 (100.0)
  Pharmacy and technologies 1 (3.6) 27 (96.4) 0.22 (0.02–1.64) 0.14 28 (100.0)
  Information system 3 (18.7) 13 (81.2) 1.46 (0.40–5.25) 0.56 16 (100.0)
Corresponding author’s affiliation
  Cambodian 28 (19.2) 118 (80.8) 1.78 (1.06–2.98) 0.02 146 (100.0)
  Cambodian public institutionsa 12 (18.5) 53 (81.5) 0.91 (0.40–2.11) 0.84 65 (100.0)
Full-text freely accessibleb 69 (15.1) 387 (84.9) 3.07 (1.08–8.70) 0.03 456 (100.0)
  1. aAll public hospitals (provincial, national) and governmental institutions, such as the National Center for HIV/AIDS, National Center for Parasitology, National Center for Health Promotion, Faculty of dentistry, and Cambodian Centers for Disease Control.
  2. bVia HINARI portal, PubMed central repository, Open Access journal, or Google.