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Table 2 The likelihood of journals published/ research done in various regions to affect physicians clinical practice according to country of practice. Figures are the number (%) of physicians choosing the highest two of five influence categories.

From: Attitudes of developing world physicians to where medical research is performed and reported

   Number (%) of physicians likely to be influenced
Country Origin Journals Research
China (n = 100)    
  North American 61 (61) 55 (55)
  European 19 (19) 20 (20)
  Regional 22 (22) 14 (14)
  Local 96 (96) 94 (94)
Thailand (n = 40)    
  North American 19 (48) 19 (48)
  European 8 (20) 15 (38)
  Regional 7 (18) 12 (30)
  Local 26 (65) 33 (83)
India (n = 28)    
  North American 17 (61) 17 (61)
  European 18 (64) 20 (71)
  Regional 14 (50) 16 (57)
  Local 26 (93) 27 (96)
Egypt (n = 20)    
  North American 14 (70) 19 (95)
  European 11 (55) 17 (85)
  Regional 1 (5) 1 (5)
  Local 2 (10) 7 (35)
Kenya (n = 40)    
  North American 29 (73) 29 (73)
  European 34 (85) 32 (80)
  Regional 32 (80) 27 (68)
  Local 36 (90) 30 (75)
Overall (n = 228)    
  North American 140 (61) 139 (61)
  European 90 (39) 104 (46)
  Regional 76 (33) 70 (31)
  Local 186 (82) 191 (84)