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Table 10 Comparing respondents and nonrespondents

From: Effects of research tool patents on biotechnology innovation in a developing country: A case study of South Korea

Main Characteristics Respondents Nonrespondents Sig.
Age 7.9 yr 7.3 yr n.s.
Size (number of employees) 30.7 23.8 n.s.
Number of patents 9.0 8.4 n.s.
Business fields    
   Biomedical field 35.8% 28.6% n.s.
   Biochemical field 13.8% 15.7% n.s.
   Bio-food field 33.0% 23.5% n.s.
  1. Note: Respondents, n = 109; nonrespondents, n = 217; data for 2006