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Table 1 Background characteristics of producers and users of evidence in Anambra State, Nigeria

From: Integrating evidence from research into decision-making for controlling endemic tropical diseases in South East Nigeria: perceptions of producers and users of evidence on barriers and solutions

Producers of evidence (N = 32)
Gender
 Male15
 Female17
Organisation
 NAUTH Nnewi26
 NAU Awka4
 COOUTH Awka2
Department/Unit
 Community medicine19
 Laboratory science/services3
 Pharmacy5
 Nursing/Midwifery5
Academic/Professional cadre
 Registrar15
 Consultant/Lecturer12
 Professor/Reader3
 Others (Postgraduate student)2
Users of evidence (N = 36)Freq.
Gender
 Male20
 Female26
Organisation
 SMoH23
 SPHCDA7
 Othersa6
Department/Unit
 Endemic disease control14
 PRS5
 Medical/health services7
Role/Designation
 Departmental/Unit head6
 Directors/Executive Secretary5
 Programme Manager4
 M&E Officer/Programme analyst/Statistician6
 Higher Executive Officer5
 Planning Officer/Accountant/Logistician8
 Nursing officer2
  1. aOthers – Anambra state Ministry of Economic Planning and Budgeting, School of Nursing services
  2. COOUTH Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Awka Anambra State, NAU Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, NAUTH Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi, Anambra State, M&E monitoring & evaluation, PRS Planning Research and Statistics, SMoH State Ministry of Health, SPHCDA State Primary Health Care Development Agency