Table 1

Demographic information on authors and editors who completed the survey (respondents) or did not, but returned a postcard containing demographics (non-respondents)

EditorsAuthors
Demographic categoryRespondents (N=71)Non-respondents (N=11)Respondents (N=64)Non-respondents (N=9)
*At least 10% of respondents did not answer the question.
†Nationality was based on the country listed as the mailing address of the author or editor. English-speaking nations in our sample included Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, and USA.
‡Respondents were asked to select all categories that applied.
Age
    Mean (SD)59 (9.2)*61 (4.4)*44 (6.0)47 (8.5)*
Gender
    Male89%63%*84%75%*
Nationality†
    English-speaking nation100%100%72%78%
    USA84%86%52%78%
Primary work activities‡
    Research59%63%*94%88%*
    Clinical care53%25%*73%75%*
    Teaching70%63%*70%63%*
Personal publications, last 5 years
    Median number23*9*2015*