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Table 1 Demographics of the participants (n = 466)

From: Japanese primary care physicians’ experience in treating their family members: a cross-sectional study

  With experience
in treating family members or relatives n = 370:
n (%)
Without experience
in treating family members or relatives n = 96:
n (%)
Gender
 Man 295 (79.7) 69 (71.9)
 Woman 71 (19.2) 26 (27.1)
 Others 1 (0.3) 1 (1.0)
 No response 3 (0.8) 0
Age (year)
  < 45 171 (46.2) 70 (72.9)
 45–64 180 (48.6) 24 (25.0)
  ≥ 65 19 (5.1) 2 (2.1)
Field of Practice
 Clinic without admission 130 (35.1) 18 (18.8)
 Clinic with admission (1–19 beds) 11 (3.0) 2 (2.1)
 Hospital (20–199 beds) 99 (26.8) 19 (19.8)
 Hospital (200–499 beds) 59 (15.9) 27 (28.1)
 Hospital (500 beds or more) 66 (17.8) 29 (30.2)
 Others 5 (1.4) 1 (1.0)
Geographic location
 Isolated island 7 (1.9) 3 (3.1)
 Rural area 40 (10.8) 8 (9.4)
 Not isolated island nor rural area 323 (87.3) 84 (87.5)
Presence of a doctor in family
 Yes 162 (43.8) 30 (31.3)
 No 208 (56.2) 66 (68.8)