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Table 2 Professional background and demographic data for survey completers

From: An international, Delphi consensus study to identify priorities for methodological research in behavioral trials in health research

 Survey round 1
n = 77
Survey round 2
n = 57
Gender
 Male23 (29.9%)17 (29.8%)
 Female53 (68.8%)39 (68.4%)
 Other1 (1.3%)1 (1.8%)
Professional position
 University student (undergraduate/postgraduate)17 (22.1%)12 (21.1%)
 Academic staff (e.g., researchers, lecturers, professors)49 (63.6%)38 (66.7%)
 Health care practitioner2 (2.6%)1 (1.8%)
 Health policy-maker or planner2 (2.6%)1 (1.8%)
 Other7 (9.1%)5 (8.8%)
Country of residence (in alphabetical order)
 Australia2 (2.6%)1 (1.8%)
 Brazil1 (1.3%)1 (1.8%)
 Canada33 (42.9%)25 (43.9%)
 China1 (1.3%)1 (1.8%)
 Columbia1 (1.3%)1 (1.8%)
 France4 (5.2%)2 (3.5%)
 Ireland12 (15.6%)8 (14.0%)
 Israel1 (1.3%)1 (1.8%)
 Netherlands1 (1.3%)1 (1.8%)
 Portugal1 (1.3%)1 (1.8%)
 Sweden1 (1.3%)1 (1.8%)
 UK7 (9.1%)5 (8.8%)
 USA12 (15.6%)9 (15.8%)
Age group
 18–30 years18 (23.4%)14 (24.6%)
 31–40 years28 (36.4%)19 (33.3%)
 41–50 years17 (22.1%)11 (19.3%)
 51 + years14 (18.2%)13 (22.8%)
Years of experience in trials of behavioral interventions
 Less than 1 year12 (15.6%)8 (14.0%)
 1–5 years27 (35.1%)19 (33.3%)
 6–10 years18 (23.4%)14 (24.6%)
 10 + years20 (26.0%)16 (28.1%)