Table 2 

Characteristics of questionnaire participants 

Baby Boomers (N = 87) 
Generation X (N = 65) 



Gender 
Male n = 64 (74%) Female n = 23 (26%) 
Male n = 32 (49%) Female n = 33 (51%) 
Age 
Mean = 49.3 (SD = 5.5) 
Mean = 34.5 (SD = 3.5) Missing n = 1 
Years in department 
Mean = 12.4 (SD = 8.4) 
Mean = 3.5 (SD = 2.3) Missing n = 2 
Marital status 
Lives alone n = 8 (9%) Lives with partner n = 78 (91%) Missing n = 1 
Lives alone n = 9 (14%) Lives with partner n = 55 (86%) Missing n = 1 
Parental status 
Has no children n = 14 (16%) Has children n = 72 (84%) Missing n = 1 
Has no children n = 38 (60%) Has children n = 25 (40%) Missing n = 2 
% Residents 
Resident n = 3 (3%) 
Resident n = 24 (38%) 


Jovic et al. BMC Health Services Research 2006 6:55 doi:10.1186/14726963655 