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Table 1 Characteristics of Edmonton Research Orientation Survey (EROS) respondents, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of British Columbia

From: Determinants of research engagement in academic obstetrics and gynaecology

Characteristic Number Percent
  (n = 130)  
Age
 <50 years 70 53.8
Research degree
 MSc 21 16.2
 PhD 12 9.2
 No MSc or PhD 97 74.6
Research forum attendee
 Yes 57 44.5
Years of clinical experience
 <20 74 58.3
Attended research course
 Yes 93 72.1
Work hours per week
 <50 95 74.2
Journal reading during paid hours
 Yes 40 34.2
Journal reading during unpaid hours
 Yes 40 31.5
Research work during paid hours
 Yes 42 35.0
Research work during unpaid hours
 Yes 60 51.7
Specialty
 Clinician 30 23.1
 Researcher 31 23.9
 Administrator 7 5.4
 Clinician specialist 46 35.4
 Other 16 12.3
Do you have a current research project?
 Yes 76 58.5
Do you make conference presentations
 Yes 73 56.2
EROS scorea
 <100 8 6.2
 100–149 77 59.2
 150–190 45 34.6
  1. Subjects with missing responses not included (e.g., Journal reading during paid hours n = 117 and Research work during paid hours n = 120)
  2. a EROS score based on responses to 38 items each scored on a scale from 1 to 5