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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: Finnish physicians’ stress related to information systems keeps increasing: a longitudinal three-wave survey study

  2006 2010 2015 Whole perioda
n % n % n % n %
Specialization status
 Not specialized 149 13.8 114 10.4 108 9.9   
 Specialization on-going 209 19.4 117 10.7 43 3.9   
 Specialists 721 66.8 862 78.9 934 85.6   
Sector
 Primary care 240 22.1 244 22.5 217 19.8 162 15.1
 Hospital 482 44.5 479 44.2 443 40.5 343 32.0
 Private 134 12.4 188 17.3 238 21.8 102 9.5
 Other 228 21.0 173 16.0 196 17.9   
Leadership position
 Yes 305 28.5 345 31.6 343 32.0 166 15.2
 No 767 71.5 746 68.4 728 68.0 559 51.1
On-call duties
 Yes 586 53.7 471 43.1 389 35.7 318 29.0
 No 505 46.3 622 56.9 700 64.3 431 39.4
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD   
SRIS 2.93 1.2 3.31 1.1 3.48 1.1   
Time pressure 3.36 1.0 3.18 1.0 3.06 1.1   
  1. SRIS stress related to information systems
  2. aAggregated frequencies showing those who were in the category in every measurement phase