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Table 1 Demographics of survey respondents (N = 393)

From: General practitioners treating their own family members: a cross-sectional survey in Germany

Characteristic N   
Age, mean ± SD (min-max) 387 Years 54.68 ± 8.82 (32–79)
Sex, n (%) 393 Female 202 (51.4)
Practice experience, mean ± SD (min-max) 377 Years 18.62 ± 10.35 (1–51)
Practice location, n (%) 393 Urban 186 (47.3)
  Rural/Suburban 207 (52.7)
Medical specialization, n (%) 386 General Practice 337 (87.3)
  Pediatrician 47 (12.2)
  Other 26 (0.7)
Spouse/life partner, n (%) 383 Yes 338 (88.2)
Children, n (%) 358 No children 50 (14.0)
  1 Child 59 (16.5)
  2 Children 157 (43.9)
  3 children 71 (18.1)
  ≥4 children 21 (5.9)
Parents, n (%) 375 No parent alive 110 (29.3)
  1 parent alive 151 (40.3)
  2 parents alive 114 (30.4)
Spouse’s/life partner’s parents, n (%) 346 No parent alive 129 (37.2)
  1 parent alive 95 (27.4)
  2 parents alive 122 (35.2)