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Table 1 Demographic profile of survey respondents

From: Chaperone use during intimate examinations in primary care: postal survey of family physicians

  Female Male Total
Personal Characteristics    
Age group:    
   <30 years 8 (6) 4 (3) 12 (5)
   30–39 years 50 (36) 41 (34) 91 (35)
   40–49 years 54 (39) 40 (34) 94 (37)
   50+ years 26 (19) 34 (29) 60 (23)
   Total 138 (100) 119 (100) 257 (100)
Years in clinical practice:    
   <5 years 27 (20) 13 (11) 40 (16)
   5–14 years 52 (38) 48 (41) 100 (39)
   15–24 years 41 (30) 32 (27) 73 (29)
   25+ years 16 (12) 25 (21) 41 (16)
   Total 136 (100) 118 (100) 254 (100)
Practice Characteristics    
Number patients seen per week:    
   <50 22 (16) 5 (4) 27 (11)
   50–99 59 (43) 29 (25) 88 (35)
   100–149 33 (24) 47 (40) 80 (32)
   150+ 22 (16) 36 (31) 58 (23)
   Total 136 (99) 117 (100) 253 (101)
Practice location:    
   Urban 112 (82) 88 (75) 200 (78)
   Rural 25 (18) 30 (25) 55 (22)
   Total 137 (100) 118 (100) 255 (100)
Type of practice:    
   Solo 20 (16) 31 (26) 51 (21)
   Group 109 (84) 86 (74) 195 (79)
   Total 129 (100) 117 (100) 246 (100)
Nurse availability:    
   Available 87 (64) 86 (73) 173 (68)
   Not available 49 (36) 32 (27) 81 (32)
   Total 136 (100) 118 (100) 254 (100)
  1. Values are numbers (percentages) of respondents. Totals vary due to missing data and may not sum to 100 due to rounding.