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Table 6 Physicians’ characteristics (qualitative study)

From: Assessing patient safety in a pediatric telemedicine setting: a multi-methods study

Main Characteristics of Physicians
GenderMales-9, Females-6
Age (years)Age groups: 40–50: 6; 50–60: 7; > 60: 2
Range: 42–67; Mean: 52.33; Median: 53
ReligionJewish: 11; Christian: 1;Muslim: 3
Place of birthIsrael: 11; Not Israel: 4 (Ukraine-1, Russia-1, USA-1, Argentine-1)
Place of medical studiesIsrael: 10; Not Israel: 5 (Italy-2, Russia-1, Argentine-1, Ukraine-1)
Major place of workCommunity: 11; Hospital: 4
Specialty (general vs. specialized)General pediatricians: 8; Specialized pediatricians: 7
Experience as Pediatrician (years)Range: 4–30; Mean: 19.13; Median: 18.46
Experience in Telemedicine (years)Range: 0.5–9; Mean: 4.76; Median: 5
Active in Pediatric telemedicineYes: 11; No: 3; Other:1 (also active in other telemedicine service)