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Table 3 Demographic data and characteristics of the respondents

From: Evaluating the success of the tele-pathology system in governmental hospitals in Kuwait: an explanatory sequential mixed methods design

Demographic variable Frequency Percentage
Age   
25–34 years old 10 25
35–44 years old 17 42.5
45–54 years old 8 20
55 and above 5 12.5
Gender   
Male 21 52.5
Female 19 47.5
Nationality   
Kuwaiti 22 55
Non-Kuwaiti 18 45
Specialty level   
Assistant registrar 2 5
Registrar 7 17.5
Senior registrar 9 22.5
Specialist 10 25
Consultant 12 30
Place of residency board   
Kuwaiti board 14 35
Other board 26 65
Less than 1 year 4 10
Experience in using telepathology   
1–2 years 6 15
2–4 years 12 30
4–6 years 10 25
More than 6 years 8 20
Literate 11 27.5
Computer skills   
Competent 20 50
Proficient 9 22.5
Several times a week 6 15
How often do pathologists use telepathology?   
About once a week 5 12.5
About 2–3 times a month 10 25
About 3–4 times a year 14 35
About once a year 2 5
Less than once a year 10 25