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Table 3 Characteristics of respondents

From: Identifying priority technical and context-specific issues in improving the conduct, reporting and use of health economic evaluation in low- and middle-income countries

Characteristics Number and percentage of respondents
Highest level of education completed (n = 110)
 Undergraduate 11 (10%)
 Masters 58 (53%)
 Doctorate 41 (35%)
Economic evaluation as a major part of the respondent study (n = 110)
 Yes 70 (64%)
 No 40 (36%)
Years of experience in the field of economic evaluation (n = 105)
 0–5 49 (47%)
 6–10 32 (30%)
 11–15 8 (8%)
 16–20 8 (8%)
 21–25 2 (2%)
 26 or more 5 (5%)
Affiliation (n = 110, multiple answers allowed)
 Academic 46 (42%)
 Public health institute 46 (42%)
 Governmental research bodies 7 (6%)
 Ministry of Health 7 (6%)
 Governmental bodies (unspecified) 4 (4%)
 Consultancies 4 (4%)
 Industries 4 (4%)
 Others 4 (4%)
Regions of affiliation (n = 110, multiple answers allowed)
 Africa 34 (32%)
 America 18 (17%)
 Eastern Mediterranean 6 (6%)
 Europe 16 (15%)
 South East Asia 42 (40%)
 Western Pacific 34 (32%)