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Table 1 Socio-demographic and clinical experience of participants (n = 116)

From: Junior medical doctors’ decision making when using advance care directives to guide treatment for people with dementia: a cross-sectional vignette study

Variable N %
Gender
Male 50 44
Female 64 56
Missing 2  
Age
20–29 66 58
30 or over 48 42
Missing 2  
Aboriginal or Torres strait islander
Yes 2 2
No 112 98
Missing 2  
Medical degree obtained in Australia
Yes 86 76
No 27 24
Missing 3  
Number of years’ experience
Post graduate year 1 18 16
Post graduate year 2 41 36
Post graduate year 3 9 8
Post graduate year 4 +  46 40
Missing 2  
Enrolled in specialist training program
Yes 51 47
No 58 53
Missing 7  
Post-graduate training (advance care planning)
Yes 14 12
No 98 88
Missing 4  
Knowledge of legal validity of ACDs (6 items)
< 4 correct 86 75
≥ 4 correct 28 25
Missing 2