Table 1

Participants´ characteristics
Participants (total) N = 832 (100.0%)
Gender
Male 567 (68.1%)
Female 259 (31.1%)
No answer 6 (0.7%)
Age
Years (Mean ± SD) 30.0 – 81.0 years (54.3 ± 8.2)
30 – 39 40 (4.8%)
40 – 49 196 (23.5%)
50 – 59 318 (3.2%)
60 – 69 240 (28.9%)
70 – 79 11 (1.3%)
80 – 89 1 (0.1%)
Family status
Married 734 (88.2%)
Divorced 49 (5.9%)
Single 28 (9.4%)
Widowed 12 (1.4%)
No answer 8 (1.0%)
Children
Participants living with children 487 (58.5%)
Participants living without children 330 (39.7%)
No answer 15 (1.8%)
Certificate of Added Qualification:
Yes 504 (60.6%)
No 328 (39.4%)
No answer 0 (0.0%)
Years working as a physician (Mean ± SD) 4.0 – 55.0 years (26.3 ± 8.5)
Years working in an own office outside of a hospital setting
(Mean ± SD) 0.5 – 47.0 years (18.6 ± 9.3)
Living in a town (> 100.000) 114 (13.7%)
Living in a small town/village (< 100.000) 548 (65.9%)
Estimated hours of work (per week) (Mean ± SD): 8.0 – 103.0 hours (50.2 ± 14.5)

Demographic data of participants. Means are given with standard deviation (Mean ± standard deviation (SD)).

Franke et al.

Franke et al. BMC Family Practice 2014 15:3   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-15-3

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