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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: The practice of defensive medicine among hospital doctors in the United Kingdom

Characteristics Number Percentage (%)
Age
20-30 68 33.3%
31-40 69 33.8%
41-50 41 20%
More than 50 26 12.7%
Gender
Male 117 57.4%
Female 87 42.6%
Specialty
Medicine 46 22.5%
Surgery 25 12.3%
O and G 48 23.5%
Pediatrics 39 19.1%
Others 46 22.5%
Grades
Junior 75 36.7%
Middle 53 25.9%
Senior 76 37.4%
  1. O & G = Obstetrics and Gynaecology.