Table 1

Demographics

Characteristic

No. (%)


Age

Less than 30

95 (9.7%)

30–40

403 (41.0%)

41–50

278 (28.3%)

51–60

147 (15.0%)

Over 60

59 (6.0%)

Number of years in practice

Less than 5

247 (25.6%)

5–10

261 (27.1%)

11–15

158 (16.4%)

16–20

108 (11.2%)

Over 20

189 (19.6%)

Type of hospital

Academic (University Affiliated)

597 (61.2%)

Non-Academic

378 (38.8%)

Supervise residents in training

Yes

587 (59.9%)

No

393 (40.1%)

Completed a fellowship in trauma

Yes

298 (30.6%)

No

677 (69.4%)

Proportion of practice with orthopaedic trauma

0–25%

306 (31.4%)

26–50%

324 (33.3%)

51–75%

220 (22.6%)

76–100%

124 (12.7%)

Number of open fractures treated per year

0

14 (1.5%)

1–10

339 (35.5%)

11–20

245 (25.6%)

21–30

149 (15.6%)

31–40

68 (7.1%)

41–50

34 (3.6%)

>50

107 (11.2%)


Petrisor et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008 9:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-9-7

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