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Table 3 Relationship between personal characteristics and involvement in HPSR+A among producers of evidence

From: Building the capacity of users and producers of evidence in health policy and systems research for better control of endemic diseases in Nigeria: a situational analysis

Personal characteristicsEver been involved in HPSR+ACurrently involved in ongoing HSPSR+A project
Gender
 Male15 (38.5)12 (46.2)
 Female24 (61.5)14 (53.8)
 □2(p-value)0.911 (0.340)0.387 (0.370)
Age group
 <25 years 
 25–40 years9 (23.1)11 (42.3)
 41 50 years15 (38.5)10 (38.5)
 51–60 years11 (28.2)4 (15.4)
 >60 years4 (10.3)1 (3.8)
 □2 (p-value)3.004 (0.391)7.479 (0.058)
Professional cadre
 Lecturer 21 (2.6)1 (3.8)
 Lecturer 18 (20.5)6 (23.1)
 Senior lecturer8 (20.5)2 (7.7)
 Reader4 (0.3)2 (7.7)
 Professor6 (15.4)3 (11.5)
 Others12 (30.8)12 (46.2)
 □2 (p-value)9.670 (0.085)5.135 (0.400)
Job role
 Course coordinator4 (15.4)5 (19.2)
 HOD7 (17.9)4 (15.4)
 Dean1 (2.6)0 (0)
 Lecturer21 (53.8)13 (50.0)
 Hospital consultants2 (5.1)2 (7.7)
 Residents2 (5.1)2 (7.7)
 □2 (p-value)5.482 (0.360)2.895 (0.716)