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Table 2 Demographic data of the respondents

From: What information and the extent of information research participants need in informed consent forms: a multi-country survey

Characteristics of the respondents n (%)
Sex
 Male 884 (42.1%)
 Female 1215 (57.9%)
Age
 15–30 years 638 (30.4%)
 31–45 years 546 (26.0%)
 46–60 years 514 (24.5%)
 61–90 years 401 (19.1%)
Educational level
 High school or lower 1331 (64.5%)
 Bachelor/diploma degree 525 (25.4%)
 Master/doctor degree 208 (10.1%)
Occupation
 Healthcare profession 245 (12.4%)
 Non-healthcare profession 1730 (87.6%)
Type of research involved
 Experimental research 1234 (59.8%)
 Observational research 830 (40.2%)
  1. Non-healthcare profession, including students, housewives, retirees, and the unemployed