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Table 1 Respondent characteristics

From: Factors affecting engagement between academic faculty and decision-makers: learnings and priorities for a school of public health

  Total Respondents (N) Total Respondents (%) Total Faculty in the SPH (%)
Respondents 211 34  
Sex
 Male 88 42 43
 Female 123 58 57
Race/Ethnicity
 White 169 80 74
 Black or African-American 7 3 5
 Hispanic or Latino 4 2 4
 Asian 20 9 16
 Other 9 4
Faculty position
 Professor 49 23 25
 Associate Professor 25 12 12
 Assistant Professor 28 13 13
 Senior Scientist 9 4
 Associate Scientist 19 9
 Assistant Scientist 35 17
 Senior Research Associate 6 3
 Research Associate 28 13
 Other 12 6
Faculty track
 Professorial 105 50 49
 Scientist 97 46 48
Number of years at the institution
 Less than 3 years 50 24
 3 to 5 years 40 19
 6 to 10 years 45 21
 11 to 20 years 33 16
 Greater than 20 years 43 20
Leadership position within the institution
 Yes 81 39
 No 128 61
Current engagement with decision-makers in government
 Not currently engaged 57 27
 Currently engaged 154 73
 Baltimore City 44 21a
 Maryland State 50 24a
 United States Federal 95 45a
 Global 77 37a
 Other cities, states, counties 21 10a
  1. aIndicates percentage of the total number of respondents (n = 211)