Table 2

Respondents and non-respondents by region

Asia

Latin America

Middle East/North Africa

Australia and Canada

Total


Targets (total)

127

83

67

90

375


Excluded from analysis


No response

14

21

12

28

75


Refused

4

4

3

7

18


Not eligible

15

12

10

16

53


Included in analysis


Physician

27

26

19

10

82


Surgeon

16

3

0

0

19


Hospital manager

22

12

10

6

50


Academic

11

4

6

5

26


Researcher

11

0

3

5

19


Nurse

0

0

0

3

3


Policy maker

4

1

1

4

10


Patient advocate

3

0

3

6

12


All

94

46

42

39

221


Bridges et al. BMC Health Services Research 2011 11:227   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-227

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