Table 2

Respondents to the general hospital survey

1996

2002

N = 743

%

N = 464

%


Sex

Male

624

84.0

418

90.1

Female

7

0.9

0

0.0

NA

112

15.1

46

9.9

Age

20's

0

0.0

1

0.2

30's

17

2.3

3

0.6

40's

85

11.4

44

9.5

50's

255

34.3

156

33.6

60's

325

43.7

233

50.2

70's

37

5.0

12

2.6

NA

24

3.2

15

3.2

Hospital Position

Chief of Staff

536

72.1

364

78.4

Co-chief of Staff

110

14.8

57

12.3

Physician

46

6.2

23

5.0

Administrator

23

3.1

10

2.2

Other

6

0.8

2

0.4

NA

22

3.0

8

1.7

Hospital Type

National

97

13.1

46

9.9

Public

326

43.9

270

58.1

Private

265

35.7

140

30.2

Other

35

4.7

0

0.0

NA

20

2.7

8

1.7


Akabayashi et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2007 8:8   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-8-8

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