Table 4

 Gift authorship expressed by the 39 interviewees

Number%
Gift authorship is questionable
    Agree2359
    Disagree820
    Don’t know820
Frequency of gift authorship
    Rare513
    Frequent1641
    Very frequent1436
    Don’t know410
Gift authorship must be condemned
    Agree2256
    Disagree1128
    Don’t know616
How can gift authorship be reduced?
(1) Declaration signed by the authors
    Agree2769
    Disagree1231
    Don’t know00
(2) Limit the number of publications on a CV sent with a job application
    Agree1436
    Disagree2461
    Don’t know13
(3) Credits shared among authors
    Agree1025
    Disagree2872
    Don’t know13
(4) Contributorship system
    Agree2051
    Disagree1846
    Don’t know13