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Table 2 Results

From: Converting systematic reviews to Cochrane format: a cross-sectional survey of Australian authors of systematic reviews

  Yes No Total Responses Potential Responses*
Why did you not undertake a Cochrane review?     
   Lack of time 18 5 23 36
   Other issues 17 5 22 36
   Need to undergo specific Cochrane training 11 13 24 36
   Timeline too tight 10 11 21 36
   Not willing to update review 8 14 22 36
   Difficulty with Cochrane system 6 17 23 36
   Topic already registered 4 15 19 36
Would you consider converting your review to Cochrane format? 17 19 36 36
Would you object to having someone else convert your review? 4 24 28 36
Would you like to be consulted on choice of author? 14 9 23 36
If you would convert your review, what resources would you need?     
   Dedicated time 14 1 15 17
   Learning the Cochrane system 12 2 14 17
   Assistance with updating 10 3 13 17
   Statistical support 10 4 14 17
   Data entry 9 4 13 17
   Financial support 8 3 11 17
   Institutional support 8 4 12 17
   Obtaining articles 8 5 13 17
   Obtaining translation of articles 7 5 12 17
   Other support 6 4 10 17
   Project management 6 6 12 17
If you are not interested in converting your review, what resources would lead you to reconsider?     
   Dedicated time 6 6 12 19
   Assistance with updating 4 7 11 19
   Financial support 3 7 10 19
   Statistical support 3 8 11 19
   Obtaining articles 2 8 10 19
   Learning the Cochrane system 2 9 11 19
   Institutional support 1 8 9 19
   Obtaining translation of articles 1 8 9 19
   Other support 1 8 9 19
   Data entry 1 9 10 19
   Project management 0 9 9 19
  1. *Not all respondents chose to answer each question.