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Table 5 Factors associated with the publication of peer reviewed journal papers

From: A systematic evaluation of payback of publicly funded health and health services research in Hong Kong

  Mean Difference (95% CI) P value
Funding award    0.02
   Low 0   
   Moderate 0.32 (-0.19,0.83)  
   High 0.76 (0.19,1.33)  
Project duration (months)    0.12
   Short (4 – 15 months) 0   
   Intermediate (15 – 24 months) 0.53 (0.01,1.04)  
   Long (24 – 56 months) 0.49 (-0.05,1.04)  
Years from project completion    0.43
   ≤ 7 years 0   
   > 7 years 0.16 (-0.23, 0.54)  
Administering institution    0.51
   Universities 0.19 (-0.36, 0.73)  
   Hospitals and other agencies 0   
  1. *Low = HKD 6,110 – 97,180; Moderate = HKD98,940 – 529,900; High = HKD532,242 – 993,300.
  2. CI, confidence interval