Table 1

Characteristics of respondents

Physicians

Managers


Variable

Total sample

General Practitioner

Specialist

Hospital Manager

Recruitment Manager

Health Region


Gender

Male (%)

37

5

19

8

2

3

Female (%)

26

4

13

3

3

3

Total (%)

63

9

32

11

5

6

Clinical experience

Mean Standard deviation

15.7 ± 10.2

16.3 ± 8.9

15.5 ± 10.7

--

--

--

Region

1 (493 to 1145 kms from the University Medical Center (UMC)

20

1

12

4

2

1

2 (279 to 2014 kms from the UMC)

14

3

6

2

2

1

3 (212 to 317 kms from the UMC)

15

3

8

3

--

2

4 (167 to 416 kms from the UMC)

14

2

6

2

1

2

Utilization of telehealth

yes

43

2

24

9

2

6

no

17

6

8

--

3

--

Missing data

3

1

--

2

--

--


Gagnon et al. BMC Health Services Research 2007 7:6   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-7-6

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