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Table 1 Information retrieved from 142 French research institutions and universities regarding their research integrity practices, with characteristics of research information officers (RIOs)

From: Development of research integrity in France is on the rise: the introduction of research integrity officers was a progress

  Total Universities “Schools”a Research agencies National higher education schools a
Number 142 79 28 21 14
Websites
 Plagiarism 25 19 3 2 1
 Integrity 23 12 3 7 1
 RIOs on organigram 13 8 0 4 1
RIOs characteristics
 RIOs number (%) 96 (67.6) 54 (68.4) 13 (46.4) 19 (90.5) 10 (71.4)
 M/F 68/28 39/15 11/2 11/8 7/3
 Age (mean + SD)b 61.2 + 9.6 61.4 + 10.4 60.3 + 5.4 61.0 + 11.3 61.8 + 7.2
  > 65 years 38 25 3 6 4
  < 50 years 14 11 0 3 0
 51 to 64 years 44 18 10 10 6
RIOs domains of expertisec
 Engineer 25 13 4 7 1
 SSHd 22 15 2 3 2
 Biology 22 10 2 7 3
 Physics/chemistry 13 5 4 1 3
 Law 11 9 0 1 1
 Others 3 2e 1f 0 0
  1. aSee methods for definition of “schools”
  2. b6 missing data; 3 for universities, 1 for schools, 2 for research agencies
  3. cSee methods for definition of the domains
  4. dSSH Social Sciences and Humanities
  5. eArchitect and archeology
  6. fLibrarian