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Table 1 Demographic characteristic of survey respondents

From: Exploring physician specialist response rates to web-based surveys

Physician specialty Physicians (% of 312)
Surgery 28.2
Internal medicine 44.6
Paediatrics 18.0
Psychiatry 9.3
Age*  
30-39 years 22.1
40-59 years 51.0
More than 59 years 9.6
Missing data 17.3
Sex*  
Male 55.1
Female 27.6
Missing data 17.3
Length of practice  
<5 year 18.3
5-14 years 37.2
≥15 years 44.6
Payment plan  
Fee-for-Service 38.1
Alternative Payment Plan (Part)* 14.1
Alternative Payment Plan (Full)* 47.7
  1. *Note: Alternative Payment Program (APP), Fee-For-Service Payment Program (FFS).
  2. *Age percentage calculated among individuals with non-missing data; 54 individuals (17.3% of total sample) did not provide information.
  3. *Sex percentage calculated among individuals with non-missing data; 54 individuals (17.3% of total sample) did not provide information.