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Table 3 Funding bodies regarded as most significant in terms of health services research funding

From: Assessing the capacity of the health services research community in Australia and New Zealand

  1st choice 2nd choice 3rd choice
  Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage
Competitive funding bodies 90 60.8 45 30.4 29 19.6
Government departments 52 35.1 64 43.2 26 17.6
Universities and institutes 2 1.4 4 2.7 5 3.4
Health foundations 1 0.7 6 4.1 7 4.7
Local services 1 0.7 1 0.7 1 0.7
Professional bodies 1 0.7 1 0.7 0 0.0
Non-government organisations 1 0.7 0 0.0 4 2.7
Other 0 0.0 2 1.4 2 1.4
Philanthropic trusts 0 0.0 2 1.4 2 1.4
Drug companies 0 0.0 1 0.7 1 0.7
Private companies 0 0.0 1 0.7 1 0.7
Insurers 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.4