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Table 3 The association of GP characteristics with ultrasound productivitya

From: The use of ultrasound in primary care: longitudinal billing and cross-sectional survey study in Switzerland

  GPs
n (%)
Mean of ultrasound exams per physician year (CI)a
Overall 96 128.72 (94.17–163.27)
Sex
 Male 80 (83) 128.20 (99.09–157.30)
 Female 16 (17) 131.32 (32.09–294.74)
Practice location
 Urban 21 (22) 166.84 (35.53–298.15)
 Suburban 56 (58) 114.86 (85.97–143.74)
 Rural 19 (20) 127.44 (54.09–200.79)
  1. CI Confidence interval at 95% significance level
  2. a Ultrasound productivity: number of exams per physician year