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Table 1 Demographic and occupational characteristics of respondents

From: Referral patterns of Israeli pediatricians of common primary care office procedures

Variable N (%)
Age (mean ± SD) 52.8 ± 9
Age (median) 53.0
Age (range) 31-78 years
Male gender 91/155 (58.7 %)
Professional experience in years (mean ± SD) 22.2 ± 10.2
Professional experience in years (range) 2 - 43 years
Professional experience in years (median) 22 years
Country of Medical Studies: Israel 92/148 (62.2 %)
Former Soviet Union 36/148 (24.3 %)
other 20/148 (13.5 %)
Residency training in Israel 125/136 (95.4 %)
Board certification 137/155 (88.4 %)
Financial Arrangement : Salaried employee 107/157 (68.2 %)
Independent contractors 50/157 (31.8 %)
Practice type: Group practice 81/ 142 (57 %)
Solo practice 50/142 (35.2 %)
Child Health Center 11/142 (7.7 %)
Number of children seen per week (mean ± SD) 188.8 ± 110.9
Number of children seen per week (median) 200
Number of children seen per week (range) 25-500