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Table 4 Relationship between personal characteristics and areas of involvement 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 characteristicsAreas of involvement in HPSR+A
ResearchPolicy AnalysisPolicy FormulationDecision MakingResearch uptakeImplementation researchOperations research
Gender
 Male15(45.5)8(57.1)2(18.2)0(0)8(47.1)10(52.6)9(50.0)
 Female18(54.5)6(42.9)9(81.9)9(100)9(52.2)9(47.4)9(50.0)
 □2(p-value)0.475(0.56)1.83(0.21)3.284(0.07)7.95(0.05)0.27(0.60)1.42(0.23)0.74(0.39)
Age group
 25–40 years9(27.3)5(35.7)1(9.1)0(0)6(35.3)6(31.6)5(27.8)
 41 50 years13(39.33(21.4)1(9.1)1(11.1)3(17.6)6(31.6)5(27.8)
 51–60 years8(24.2)3(21.4)6(54.5)5(55.6)5(29.4)5(26.3)6(33.3)
 >60 years3(9.1)3(21.4)3(27.3)3(33.3)3(17.6)2(10.5)2(11.1)
 □2(p-value)0.33(0.95)6.36(0.01)15.87(0.01)17.65(0.01)6.41(0.09)0.72(0.87)1.70(0.64)
Academic Cadre
 Lecturer 21(3.0)1(7.1)1(2.0)0(0)1(5.9)1(5.3)1(5.6)
 Lecturer 16(18.2)4(28.6)3(27.3)3(33.3)4(23.5)4(21.1)2(11.1)
 Senior lecturer5(15.2)2(14.3)1(9.1)0(0)1(5.9)2(10.5)5(27.8)
 Reader4(12.1)1(7.1)2(18.2)2(22.2)1(5.9)2(10.5)16.7)
 Professor5(15.2)2(14.3)3(27.3)3(33.3)3(17.6)4(21.1)2(11.1)
 Others12(36.4)4(11.1)2(18.2)1(11.1)7(41.2)6(31.6)5(27.8)
 □2(p-value)4.55(0.473)4.87(0.43)8.05(0.15)13.06(0.02)5.31(0.38)5.87(0.32)8.03(0.16)
Job role
 Coordinator5(15.2)3(21.4)2(18.2)1(11.1)3(17.6)4(21.1)5(27.8)
 HOD7(21.2)2(14.3)3(27.3)5(55.6)5(29.4)2(10.5)2(11.1)
 Dean0(0)0(0)0(0)0(0)0(0)1(5.3)0(0)
 Lecturer18(54.5)8(57.1)4(36.4)3(33.3)8(47.1)11(57.9)10(55.6)
 Hospital Cons2(6.1)0(0)1(6.1)0(0)1(5.9)1(5.3)0(0)
 Residents1(3.0)1(7.1)1(9.1)0(0)0(0)0(0)1(5.6)
 □2(p-value)7.71(0.17)2.83(0.73)1.89(0.86)11.25(0.06)5.24(0.39)7.15(0.21)7.534(0.18)