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Table 5 Demographic data of the respondents

From: Physicians' Perceptions on the usefulness of contextual information for prioritizing and presenting alerts in computerized physician order entry systems

  Amsterdam n (%) Copenhagen n (%) Denain n (%) Sofia n (%) Total n (%)
Sex      
Male 38 (50.7%) 52 (57.1%) 16 (61.5%) 10 (32.3%) 116 (52.0%)
Female 30 (40%) 34 (37.4%) 10 (38.5%) 21 (67.7%) 95 (42.6%)
No statement/Missing answer 7 (9.3%) 5 (5.5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 12 (5.4%)
Age      
< 29 years 1 (1.3%) 12 (13.2%) 8 (30.8%) 4 (12.9%) 25 (11.2%)
30-39 years 37 (49.3%) 30 (33%) 4 (15.4%) 14 (45.2%) 85 (38.1%)
40-49 years 16 (21.3%) 18 (19.8%) 8 (30.8%) 5 (16.1%) 47 (21.1%)
50-59 years 9 (12%) 20 (22%) 3 (11.5%) 2 (6.5%) 34 (15.2%)
> 59 years 7 (9.3%) 3 (3.3%) 3 (11.5%) 6 (19.4%) 19 (8.5%)
No statement/Missing answer 5 (6.7%) 8 (8.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 13 (5.8%)
Professional role     
Low level 1 25 (33.3%) 9 (9.9%) 6 (23.1%) 12 (38.7%) 52 (23.3%)
Medium level 2 41 (54.7%) 38 (41.8%) 2 (7.7%) 5 (16.1%) 86 (38.6%)
High level 3 3 (4.0%) 36 (39.6%) 14 (53.9%) 12 (38.7%) 65 (29.1%)
Other role 1 (1.3%) 2 (2.2%) 3 (11.5%) 0 (0%) 6 (2.7%)
No statement/Missing answer 5 (6.7%) 6 (6.6%) 1 (3.8%) 2 (6.4%) 14 (6.3%)
Years working as a doctor     
Mean (± STD) 14.1 (± 10.2) 13.1 (± 10.8) 16 (± 12.4) 16.4 (± 13.4) 14.3 (± 11.2)
No statement/Missing answer 7 (9.3%) 9 (10%) 4 (15.4%) 0 (0%) 20 (9.0%)
Years working with a CPOE system   
Mean (± STD) 5.1 (± 2.8) 3 (± 1.6) 4.8 (± 2.8) 3.1 (± 3.9) 4 (± 2.7)
No statement/Missing answer 8 (10.7%) 11 (12.1%) 0 (0%) 10 (32.2%) 29 (13.0%)
  1. 1 AGNIOS/AIOS (Amsterdam), Basislæge (Copenhagen), Interne (Denain), Стажант/Специализант/Докторант (Sofia).
  2. 2 Specialist (Amsterdam), Reservelæge (Copenhagen), Assistant (Denain), Лекар ординатор (Sofia).
  3. 3 Afdelingshoofd (Amsterdam), Overlæge (Copenhagen), Médecin titulaire (Denain), научнопреподавателски кадри (Sofia).
  4. Absolute (n) and relative (%) values are presented; medians are highlighted in bold.
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