Table 1

Characteristics of dermatologists and internet use for medical knowledge

Users

%(N)

Non-users

%(N)

P-value


Age

• Below 40 years

98 (41)

2 (1)

0.04

• 40 years and above

85 (47)

15 (8)


Gender

• Male

91 (68)

9 (7)

NS*

• Female

93 (27)

7 (2)


Position

• Consultant/Specialist

89 (65)

11 (8)

NS

• Resident

97 (28)

3 (1)


Practice

• Private

95 (20)

5 (1)

NS

• Governmental

90 (74)

10 (8)


University staff

• Yes

100 (12)

Zero (0)

NS

• No

90 (80)

10 (9)


*Not Significant

Characteristics of a cohort of dermatologists (n = 107) in Saudi Arabia and the use of the internet for updating medical knowledge.

AlGhamdi BMC Dermatology 2009 9:10   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-9-10

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