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Table 1 Sociodemographic and occupational characteristics of respondents (N = 1191)

From: Barriers to publishing in biomedical journals perceived by a sample of French researchers: results of the DIAzePAM study

  N (%)a
Gender
 Women 650 (55%)
 Men 541 (45%)
Age (years)
  < 35 320 (27%)
 35–45 426 (36%)
 45–55 269 (23%)
 55–65 158 (13%)
  ≥ 65 18 (2%)
Occupation
 Physician 969 (81%)
 Pharmacist 102 (9%)
 Biologist 91 (8%)
 Odontologist 13 (1%)
 Other (geneticist, other unspecified) 16 (1%)
Position
 Hospital practitioner 602 (51%)
 Senior registrar, hospital university assistant 245 (21%)
 University professor-Hospital practitioner 172 (14%)
 University assistant professor-Hospital practitioner 128 (11%)
 Other 44 (4%)
Degreesb
 PhD 496 (42%)
 Habilitation à Diriger des recherches (HDR) 241 (20%)
 No PhD and no HDR 659 (55%)
  1. Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches (HDR): French accreditation to direct research
  2. aRounded values; bMore than 1 answer possible