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Table 1 Background variables of all physicians at the FSHS and of the respondents.

From: Use of email for patient communication in student health care: a cross-sectional study

  All physicians Respondents
  (n = 76) (n = 52)
  % %
Gender   
   Male 34 29
   Female 66 71
Age (years)   
   45 or under 33 31
   46–55 39 42
   56 or over 28 27
Location   
   Capital city region 38 42
   Turku and Tampere 28 27
   Other1) 34 31
Speciality licence   
   General practitioner 63 69
   Specialist 37 31
Type of employment   
   Permanent 68 85
   Non-permanent2) 32 15
  1. Distribution (%) of background variables of all physicians at the Finnish Student Health Service and of the respondents of the survey.
  2. 1)Small university towns
  3. 2)Vicars and fee-based working doctors