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Table 1 The participants’ demographic characteristics [n = 180]

From: Usefulness of smartphone use among surgeons in clinical practice during the pandemic of COVID-19: a cross-sectional study

Variable N (%)
Age (years)
 25–34 50 (27.8)
 35–44 77 (42.8)
 45–54 35 (19.4)
 ≥ 55 18 (10.0)
Gender
 Male 154 (85.6)
 Female 26 (14.4)
Nationality
 Kuwaiti 106 (58.9)
 Non-Kuwaiti 74 (41.1)
Current position
 Trainee 0 (0)
 Assistant surgeon/registrar 79 (43.9)
 Board certified 101 (56.1)
History of admission or quarantine for confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection
 Suspected 24 (13.3)
 Confirmed 13 (7.2)
 None 143 (79.5)
Hospital of work
 Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah 44 (33.3)
 Mubarak Al-Kabeer 16 (12.1)
 Farwaniyah 8 (6.1)
 Amiri 9 (6.8)
 Adan 5 (3.8)
 Jahra 3 (2.3)
 Ibn Sina 21 (15.9)
 Sabah 1 (0.8)
 Others 25 (18.9)
Computer skills rating
 Literate 9 (5)
 Competent 124 (68.9)
 Proficient 47 (26.1)