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Table 5 Disciplines related to training areas, according to KIs, and junior researchers

From: Research capacity and training needs for non-communicable diseases in the public health arena in Turkey

Rank Training areas and sources
Key informants (n:10) Junior researchers (n:46)
(n/total number) First priority discipline (% ) Willing to conduct research (%) The gap* (mean)
1. Epidemiology (7/10) Epidemiology (35%) Epidemiology (85%) Health economics (3.4)
2. Medical anthropology and sociology (7/10) Health policy (19%) Health policy (72%) Health policy (3.1)
3. Health policy (5/10) Health economics (11%) Medical anthropology and sociology (72%) Environmental health (3.0)
4. Health economics (5/10) Medical anthropology and sociology (6%) Health economics (67%) Medical anthropology and sociology (2.9)
5. Environmental health (3/10) Environmental health (6%) Environmental health (54%) Epidemiology (2.1)
  1. *The gap represents the difference between the importance and performance scores.