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Table 2 Participant’s characteristics and responses

From: A Delphi survey to determine how educational interventions for evidence-based practice should be reported: Stage 2 of the development of a reporting guideline

Participants Authors (n = 28) n (%) Editors (n = 8) n (%)
Round (n)   
1 (n = 36) 28 (78) 8 (22)
2 (n = 35, 1 withdrew) 26 (74) 7 (20)
3 (n = 35) 26 (74) 8 (23)
4 (n = 34, 1 withdrew) 22 (65) 5 (14)
Sex   
 Female 15 (54) 5 (62)
 Male 13 (46) 3 (38)
Professional role   
 Research and teaching 15 (54) 4 (50)
 Teaching 4 (14)  
 Clinician 4 (14)  
 Researcher in EBP education 3 (11) 2 (25)
 Other* 2 (7) 2 (25)
Professional discipline   
 Medicine 12 (43) 2 (25)
 Nursing 4 (14) 1 (13)
 Librarian 3 (11) 2 (25)
 Social work/social science 2 (7) 1 (12)
 Other* 7 (25) 2 (25)
Highest qualification   
 Doctorate 22 (79) 6 (75)
 Medical Doctor 3 (11)  
 Masters 2 (7) 2 (25)
 Honours 1 (3)  
Experience   
 >10 years 27 (96) 7 (88)
 5-10 years 1 (4)  
 <2 years   1 (12)
Country   
 United states 11 (39) 4 (50)
 United Kingdom 5 (18) 2 (24)
 Canada 5 (18) 1 (13)
 Hong Kong 2 (7)  
 Australia 1 (4) 1 (13)
 Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland (1 each) 4 (14)  
  1. *other Professional roles = Public Health director (n = 2), Journal Editor (n = 2) and all of the above (n = 2).
  2. *other Professional disciplines Clinical or Cognitive Psychologist, Public Health (n = 2), Academic Development, Epidemiologist, Information Science, Health Informatics, Statistician (n = 1).