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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample

From: The association between general practitioner participation in joint teleconsultations and rates of referral: a discrete choice experiment

Characteristic n*1 Mean SD*2
Gender    
Male 7 (16)   
Female 37 (84)   
Participation in teleconsultation    
Yes 11 (25)   
No 33 (75)   
Special interest in dermatology    
Yes 29 (67)   
No 15 (33)   
General health status of patients    
Very good - -  
Good 1 (2)   
Neither good nor bad 20 (46)   
Bad 22 (50)   
Very bad 1 (2)   
Age 42 (95) 36 11
Years of experience 44 (100) 9 10
Distance to public dermatologist (km) 44 (100) 16 19
Distance to private dermatologist (km) 30 (68) 6 13
Number of patients in practice 43 (98) 22,092 26,276
  1. *1N = 44, percentages in parenthesis, values lower than 100% indicate missing values;*2standard deviation.