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Table 5 Relationship between personal characteristics and time spent on 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 characteristicsTime spent on HPSR+A as a proportion of research work
</=20%21–40%41–60%61–80%> 80%2(p-value)
Gender
 Male8(66.7)6(75.0)2(25.0)1(33.3)1(50.0)5.439(0.245)
 Female4(33.3)2(25.0)6(75.0)2(66.7)1(50.0) 
Age group
 25–40 years3(25.0)1(12.5)6(75.0)2(66.7)0(0) 
 41 50 years5(41.7)3(37.5)1(12.5)0(0)2(100.0)15.525(0.214)
 51–60 years2(16.73(37.5)1(12.5)1(33.3)0(0) 
 >60 years2(16.7)1(12.5)0(0)0(0)0(0) 
Professional cadre
 Lecturer 20(0)0(0)0(0)1(33.3)0(0) 
 Lecturer 10(0)2(25.0)1(12.5)2(66.7)1(50.0) 
 Senior lecturer3(25.0)1(12.5)2(25.0)0(0)0(0)32.271(0.040)
 Reader1(8.3)2(25.0)0(0)0(0)0(0) 
 Professor5(41.7)1(12.5)0(0)0(0)0(0) 
 Others3(25.0)2(25.0)5(62.5)0(0)1(50.0) 
Job role
 Course coordinator2(16.7)1(12.5)1(12.5)1(33.3)1(50.0) 
 Departmental head1(8.3)1(12.5)1(12.5)0(0)0(0) 
 Dean1(8.3)0(0)0(0)0(0)0(0) 
 Lecturer6(50.0)5(62.5)5(62.5)2(66.7)1(50.0) 
 Hospital consultants1(8.3)0(0)0(0)0(0)0(0)6.569(0.998)
 Residents1(8.3)1(12.5)1(12.5)0(0)0(0)