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Table 1 Panelists’ demographic characteristics

From: Early career researchers’ perspectives and roles in patient-oriented research

Characteristics Panelists (n = 16)
Age (years)
  < 25 1
 25 to 34 7
 35 to 44 7
 45 to 54 1
Gender
 Male 7
 Female 9
Highest degree of education completed a
 Bachelor’s 16
 Master’s 15
 MD (Medical doctor) 6
 Doctorate (PhD) 6b
 Postdoctoral studies 4
Discipline studied
 Medicine 5
 Pharmacology 2
 Public health 2
 Health sciences 2
 Nursing 1
 Clinical research 1
 Chemistry 1
 Epidemiology 1
 Bioethics 1
Main occupation
 Clinician 2c
 Master’s student 1
 PhD student 8
 Postdoctoral fellow 3
 Professor 2
 Research professional 1
  1. aSome have more than one degree
  2. bTwo of these six are also MDs
  3. cThey are two physicians whose time was divided between clinical, teaching, and research activities