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Table 4 Characteristics of participants in the health stakeholder engagement event, Abakaliki, Nigeria (September 2015)

From: Fostering access to and use of contextualised knowledge to support health policy-making: lessons from the Policy Information Platform in Nigeria

Characteristic Number (%) of participants
Age (years)
 25–34 5 (10.6)
 35–44 15 (31.9)
  > 45 27 (57.4)
 Total 47
Type of organisation
 Ministry of Health 10 (20.0)
 Local Government Service Commission 22 (44.0)
 Federal Teaching Hospital (Abakaliki, Nigeria) 9 (18.0)
 Non-governmental organisation 7 (14.0)
 University 2 (4.0)
 Total 50
Participant designation
 Director 11 (21.6)
 Head of Department 20 (39.2)
 Programme Manager 6 (11.8)
 Unit Officer 14 (27.4)
 Total 51
Academic qualification
 Ordinary national diploma/higher national diploma 6 (12.0)
 Bachelor 32 (64.0)
 Masters 10 (20.0)
 Doctorate 2 (4.0)
 Total 50