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Table 1 Respondents Characteristics. All respondents were government employed. Analysis was done on valid N, excluding missing and not applicable

From: Clinical ethics dilemmas in a low-income setting - a national survey among physicians in Ethiopia

   Number who answered this question
Women/Men (%) 21 /79 563
Mean Age (Range) 31 555
Age group (%)
 <  31 68 555
 31–40 21
 41–50 9
 >  50 4
Undergraduate medical training Ethiopia (%) 94 551
Postgraduate medical training Ethiopia (%) 94 278
Mean service year 6 540
Years in practice (%)
1–5 years 70 540
6–10 years 15
11–20 years 9
> = 21 years 8
Professional status (%)
GPs 49 556
Specialists 24
Residents 27
Have private practice 38 565
Average work hour/week in government 46 (SD = 29) 525
Average work hour/week in private 20 (SD = 11) 28
Average number of patients/week 135 (10–600) (SD = 92) 525
Involvement in medical academics (%) 72  
Involved as:
Instructor 53 413
Resident 36
Researcher 6
Others 6
Involvement in planning and decision-making at the hospital (%) 28 559