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Table 1 Demographic and professional background of 135 participant physicians

From: Dealing with ambiguity: Israeli physician’s attitudes and practices regarding pre-exercise certificates: a questionnaire study

  Number of Respondents  
Gender 130 56.9 % Female
Age 115 Range30-69 Average 45.4 (SD = 8.8)
Birthplace 127 53.5 % Israel
Year of MD graduation 126 1989.9 (SD = 8.9)
Country of MD training 129 62.8 % Israel 17.8 % former USSR 11.6 % Europe/America
Specialization 125 66.4 % Family Medicine (83) 16 % Residents (20) 17.6 % Other specialization or non-specialists (22)
Form of employment 125 80 % Employed (100) 20 % Self Employed (25)
Sports Medicine Specialization 128 4.7 % (6)
Weekly Hours of Exercise 132 Range 0–10 Average 2.8 (SD = 2.5)