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Table 1 Description of the study population: sex, type of practices, and approval for reimbursement of ultrasound diagnostic

From: Ultrasonography in assessing suspected bone fractures: a cross-sectional survey amongst German general practitioners

 Sample (n = 286)Total population (n = 4178)95% C.I. within sample; test for differences between sample and total population
Sex
 Male118 / 286 (41.3%)1642 / 4178 (39.3%)[35.6%; 47.0%]
p = 0.489
 Female168 / 286 (58.7%)2536 / 4178 (60.7%) 
Types of practices
 Single practice202 / 286 (70.6%)3126 / 4169 (75.0%)[65.3%; 75.9%]
p = 0.086
 Medical care center23 / 286 (8.0%)343 / 4169 (8.2%)[4.9%; 11.1%]
p = 0.902
 Joint practice61 / 286 (21.3%)700 / 4169 (16.8%)[16.6%; 26.0%]
p = 0.063
Approval of ultrasoundn.a.1609 / 4178 (38.5%)n.a.
Users of ultrasound139 / 286 (48.6%)n.a.[42.8%; 54.4%]
Ultrasound unit in practices159 / 286 (55.6%)n.a.[49.8%; 61.4%]