Variables (number of available data) | Respondents (n = 380^{a}) |
---|---|
Male gender, n (%) (n = 370) | 258 (69.7) |
Mean age (±standard deviation [SD], n = 370) | 48.2 (±10.2) |
Country of residence, n (%) (n = 370) | |
North America South America Africa Asia Europe Oceania (Australia, New Zealand) |
109 (29.4) 21 (5.7) 10 (2.7) 38 (10.3) 172 (46.5) 20 (5.4) |
Mean number of past randomized controlled trial (RCT), n (%) (n = 380) | |
1–5 6–10 11–20 >20 |
161 (42.4) 83 (21.8) 50 (13.2) 86 (22.6) |
Proportion of RCT funded by industry, n (%) (n = 380) | |
None 1–25 % 26–50 % > = 51 % |
180 (47.4) 87 (22.9) 44 (11.6) 69 (18.2) |
Work in pediatrics, n (%) (n = 380) | 59 (15.3) |
Work in pain control, n (%) (n = 380) | 66 (17.4) |
Work in oncology, n (%) (n = 380) | 42 (11.1) |
Training in epidemiology, n (%) (n = 380) | 44 (11.6) |
Training in Medicine, n (%) (n = 380) | 252 (66.3) |
Training as a nurse, n (%) (n = 380) | 16 (4.2) |
Training in psychology, n (%) (n = 380) | 32 (8.4) |
Training in statistics, n (%) (n = 380) | 15 (3.9) |
Have received a degree in quantitative research methods, n (%) (n = 370) | 158 (42.7) |
Have received formal training in “Good Clinical Practices”, n (%) (n = 370) | 269 (72.7) |
Member of an Ethics committee for research, n (%) (n = 370) | 114 (30.8) |
Mean percent of work time in health care (±SD, n = 370) | 36.9 (±32.8) |
Mean percent of work time in research (±SD, n = 369) | 46.7 (±30.6) |
Familiarity with the definition of the research question, n (%) (n = 380) | |
Not familiar Familiar Expert |
2 (0.5) 138 (36.3) 240 (63.2) |
Familiarity with the choice of the primary outcome, n (%) (n = 380) | |
Not familiar Familiar Expert |
4 (1.0) 124 (32.6) 252 (66.3) |
Familiarity with the estimation of the sample size, n (%) (n = 380) | |
Not familiar Familiar Expert |
25 (6.6) 229 (60.3) 126 (33.2) |
Familiarity with the choice of the difference to be detected, n (%) (n = 380) | |
Not familiar Familiar Expert |
20 (5.3) 206 (54.2) 154 (40.5) |
Familiarity with the selection of statistical methods, n (%) (n = 380) | |
Not familiar Familiar Expert |
40 (10.5) 237 (62.4) 103 (27.1) |