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Table 1 Biographical Information on the Study Sample of Practitioners Working in Chronic Disease Prevention (N = 50)

From: A qualitative exploration of contextual factors that influence dissemination and implementation of evidence-based chronic disease prevention across four countries

  Australia N = 13 Brazil N = 9 China N = 16 United States N = 12
Gender
 Female 92% (12) 55% (5) 81% (13) 100% (12)
 Male 8% (1) 45% (4) 19% (3) 0% (0)
Age
 21–29 8% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1)
 30–39 23% (3) 56% (5) 44% (4) 33% (4)
 40–49 23% (3) 22% (2) 25% (4) 42% (5)
 50+ 31% (4) 22% (2) 25% (4) 16% (2)
 Refused 15% (2) 0% (0) 6% (1) 0%(0)
Education
 High School or Less 0% (0) 0% (0) 6% (1) 0% (0)
 Some college 0% (0) 0% (0) 6% (1) 0% (0)
 College degree 23% (3) 33% (3) 25% (5) 8% (1)
 Graduate degree 69% (9) 67% (6) 30% (6) 92% (11)
 Missing 8% (1) 0% (0) 12% (2) 0% (0)
Employment title
 Clinical Management 0% (0) 0% (0) 12% (2) 0% (0)
 Community health nurse 0% (0) 11% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0)
 Department head 0% (0) 11% (1) 12% (2) 16% (2)
 Physician 0% (0) 0% (0) 30% (6) 0% (0)
 Program Manager/ Coordinator/Health Educator 64% (8) 67% (6) 12% (2) 72% (9)
 Statistician 0% (0) 11% (1) 0% (0) 0% (0)
 Other 23% (3) 0% (0) 0% (0) 8% (1)
 Missing 15% (2) 0% (0) 24% (4) 0% (0)