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Table 1 Survey respondent demographics

From: Five-step authorship framework to improve transparency in disclosing contributors to industry-sponsored clinical trial publications

Characteristic Frequency Percent
Respondent group:   
Clinical investigator 145 29.1
Journal editor 108 21.7
Publication professional 132 26.5
Medical writer 113 22.7
Total 498 100.0
Years associated with industry-sponsored clinical trial:
3 to 5 years 89 17.9
6 to 10 years 116 23.3
11 to 20 years 176 35.3
20+ years 117 23.5
Total 498 100.0
Number of industry-sponsored clinical trial publications as an author in the past 10 years a
0 to 2 papers 54 37.2
3 to 5 papers 38 26.2
6 to 10 papers 21 14.5
11 to 20 papers 17 11.7
20+ papers 15 10.4
Total 145 100.0
  1. aNote: Clinical investigators only.