Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Physician participation and characteristics

From: Physicians' intentions and use of three patient decision aids

  Total Respirologists Family Physicians Geriatricians
Number of MDs contacted 640 255 255 130
   Eligible 580 227 231 122
Response rate 270 (47%) 114 (50%) 85 (37%) 71 (58%)
Sex     
   Female 79 (29%) 18 (16%) 27 (32%) 34 (48%)
   Male 191 (71%) 96 (84%) 58 (68%) 37 (52%)
Mean years in specialty (S.D.) 14.4 (8.1) 14.7 (6.8) 18.0 (9.0) 9.9 (6.9)
Hospital appointment 197 (73%) 96 (84%) 33 (39%) 68 (96%)
University appointment 92 (34%) 50 (44%) 6 (7%) 36 (51%)