Table 1

Demographic details of participants and responses to survey questions

Demographic and other participant variablesn (N=55)%
Professional background
 Physiotherapy/occupational therapy/speech pathology/exercise physiology2138
 Science1324
 Medicine815
 Nursing35
 Psychology35
 Other (health): paramedicine, pharmacy, social work, exercise science47
 Other (non-health): engineering, social science, statistics35
When was PhD completed
 Currently enrolled1731
 Within last 5 years1120
 >5–10 years815
 >10–15 years59
 >15–20 years24
 >20 years59
 Not completed, not enrolled713
Sex
 Male2342
 Female3258
Main focus of research
 Clinical/qualitative stroke research3971
 Basic science713
 Health services research916