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Table 1 Professional Group Characteristics

From: The role of the physician in Israel’s maternal child health clinics: surveys of professional and parental perceptions

  MCHC Physicians N = 97 Non - MCHC PhysiciansN = 151 MCHC Nurses N = 150
Female Gender 63 (65.6%) 70 (46.7%) 100%
Average Age 56.3 ± 9.7 49.6 ± 12.7 48.3 ± 10.7
Median Age 59 50 49
Country of Origin
 Israel 29 (29.9%) 105 (70%) 83 (55.3%)
 Former Soviet Union 52 (53.6%) 14 (9.3%) 23 (15.3%)
 Other 16 (16.5%) 31 (20.7%) 44 (29.5%)
Years of Work Experience (mean ± SD) 28 ± 10.2 20.9 ± 13 22 ± 10.8
Years of Work Experience (median) 30 21.5 23