Table 1

Demographic background of the 445 patients

Characteristics

Number

%

Characteristics

Number

%


Gender

Education

female

239

54%

elementary

303

68%

male

189

42%

secondary

85

19%

none or missing

17

4%

higher

46

10%

none or missing

11

3%

Age

Disease

20–29

17

4%

internal medicine

109

24%

30–39

28

6%

surgical medicine

97

22%

40–49

121

27%

O & G*

41

9%

50–59

243

55%

pediatric medicine

25

6%

over 60

14

3%

others

129

29%

none or missing

22

5%

none or missing

44

10%


* O & G: obstetrics and gynecology

Chien et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2009 9:38   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-9-38

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