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Table 1 Background characteristics of the primary care providers according to the previous specialty, type of practice and working area

From: Family doctors' knowledge and self-reported care of type 2 diabetes patients in comparison to the clinical practice guideline: cross-sectional study

Criterion n %
Status before specialization as a family physician   
   District doctor for adults 109 67
   District pediatrician 36 22
   Other specialties 9 6
   Family physician through residency 8 5
Type of practice   
   Solo 85 53
   Group 76 47
Working area   
   Urban 67 42
   Rural 63 39
   City 30 19