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Table 1 Institutions Surveyed, Contacted and Total in the Population, by Income Group

From: Assessing capacity for health policy and systems research in low and middle income countries*

Level of Income Surveyed Contacted Total in Population
  Institutions Countries Institutions Countries Institutions* Countries
  No. % No. % No. % No. % No. % No. %
Low (LI) <$756 50 46 21 54 268 44 34 44 294 45 58 44
Lower Middle (LM) $756–$2,995 36 33 10 26 188 31 27 35 193 30 44 33
Upper middle (UM) $2,996–$9265 22 20 8 21 151 25 16 21 162 25 31 23
TOTAL 108 100 39 100 607 100 77 100 649 100 133 100
  1. *Total institutions in the population were estimated through calculating the ratio of contacted institutions per population within each of UM, LM & LI countries and then expanding to the total population in each region.