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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of interview participants

From: Multiple constraints compromise decision-making about implantable medical devices for individual patients: qualitative interviews with physicians

Physician specialty Self-reported career stage Subtotal
Early Mid Late
Orthopedic surgeons 10OE-MB
11OE-MB
14OE-AB
15OE-NS
16OE-NS
17OE-NS
06OM-ON
08OM-MB
12OM-BC
03OL-ON
07OL-ON
09OL-MB
12
Cardiac or vascular surgeon, or cardiologists (general, electro-physiologists, interventional) 02 CE-ON
04 CE-ON
01CM-ON
05CM-ON
13CM-MB
19CM-ON
20CM-AB
21CM-ON
22CM-MB
18CL-ON 10
Subtotal 8 10 4 22
  1. C cardiac, O orthopedic; E early career, M mid-career, L late career; two letter code for province: AB Alberta, BC British Columbia, MB Manitoba, NS Nova Scotia, ON Ontario