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Table 1 Description of sample by participant category and country

From: Improving mental and neurological health research in Latin America: a qualitative study

Country Researchers
(n = 15)
Stakeholders*
(n = 8)
Multiple role actors**
(n = 11)
Total
(n = 34)
Argentina 1 -- -- 1
Bolivia 2 1 2 5
Brazil 1 1 -- 2
Chile 1 -- -- 1
Colombia -- -- 1 1
Costa Rica 2 1 -- 3
Dominican Republic -- 1 3 4
Ecuador -- -- 1 1
Honduras 1 -- -- 1
Mexico 3 -- -- 3
Panama 1 -- 2 3
Peru 2 4 2 8
Venezuela 1 -- -- 1
  1. * Stakeholders included: (1) officials (decision-makers such as Ministry of Health officials, health insurers, legislators, donors, and research councils); (2) university administrators; (3) representatives from professional associations; (4) associations of users of mental health services; (5) other NGOs.
  2. ** Actors who had worked as both researchers and stakeholders.