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Table 2 Participant Demographics (n = 268)

From: Preconception care by family physicians and general practitioners in Japan

  n (%)
Gender
Male 230 (85.8)
Age
Mean (range) 40.1 (25–73)  
Period after graduating from med school (yrs)
Mean (range) 14.4 (1–26)  
Specialty (total response = 308)*
General Internal Medicine 140 (45.5)
Family Medicine 102 (33.1)
Specialty in Internal Medicine 19 (6.2)
General Medicine 10 (3.2)
   Surgery 8 (2.6)
Pediatrics 8 (2.6)
Psychiatry 6 (1.9)
Orthopedics 5 (1.6)
Others 10 (3.2)
Experiences of out-patient training in
   Pediatrics 160 (59.7)
   OB/GYN 99 (36.9)
Average number of patients per week
All 142 /wk  
   Reproductive women 11 /wk  
Average number of patients by age
Child (0–15) 15.3 (8.9)
Adolescence (16–19) 9.5 (7.0)
Adult (20–64) 43.9 (35.0)
Elderly (65 and more) 69.5 (49.4)
  1. *multiple responses were possible