Table 1

Participant details

Inclusion and completionInvited to take part (n=142)
Total completed (n=101)
GenderFemale (n=55)
Male (n=44)
Non-binary/undisclosed (n=2)
AffiliationUniversity/medical centre (n=52)
Unaffiliated (n=26)
Media organisation (n=20)
Charity (n=11)
Political organisation (n=4)
ProfessionMedical professional (n=23)
Scientist/researcher (n=20)
Science communications (n=16)
Patient advocate (n=16)
Health policy (n=5)
Years activeAverage: 10.7 years (range 2–30 years)