Table 2

Description of the sample of 1174 participants
VALID Frequency Percent Valid percent Cumulative percent
Which background does the hospital you are currently working have?
Acadamic 814 69,3 69,7 69,7
Non-acadamic 196 16,7 16,8 86,5
Private practice 158 13,5 13,5 100
Total 1168 99,5 100
Missing 5 0,4
Don’t know 1 0,1
Total 6 0,5
Total 1174 100
What is the level of your experience in orthopaedic surgery?
Junior assistant/registrar (1–3 years experience) 74 6,3 6,4 6,4
Senior assistant/registrar (4–6 years experience) 161 13,7 14 20,5
Consultant (7–15 years experience) 463 39,4 40,3 60,7
Senior consultant (>15 years experience) 451 38,4 39,3 100
Total 1149 97,9 100
Missing 23 2
Don’t know 2 0,2
Total 25 2,1
Total 1174 100
Are you the head of your departmend (chief surgeon)?
Yes 306 26,1 26,7 26,7
No 841 71,6 73,3 100
Total 1147 97,7 100
Missing 25 2,1
Don’t know 2 0,2
Total 27 2,3
Total 1174 100

Schulz et al.

Schulz et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:96   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-96

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