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Table 1 Characteristics of the study sample

From: Evaluation of a shared decision-making communication skills training for physicians treating patients with asthma: a mixed methods study using simulated patients

  Study participants (N = 29)
Gender
 Male (N) (%) 21 (72%)
 Female (N) (%) 8 (28%)
Age in years
 Mean (± SD) 56.48 (± 4.47)
 Range 49–67
Type of practice
 Single practice (N) (%) 11 (38%)
 Joint practice (N) (%) 18 (62%)
Work time model
 Full-time (N) (%) 25 (86%)
 Part-time (n) (%) 4 (14%)
Medical background
 Pulmonology (N) (%) 14 (48%)
 Primary care (N) (%) 6 (21%)
 Pediatrics (N) (%) 2 (7%)
 Missing (N) (%) 7 (24%)
Years of professional experience
 Mean (± SD) 28.18 (± 6.47)
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard deviations