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Table 1 Participant demographic characteristics (n = 118)

From: Junior Medical Officers’ knowledge of advance care directives and substitute decision making for people without decision making capacity: a cross sectional survey

Variable Category N (%)
Gender Male 50 (42.4%)
Female 65 (55.1%)
Missing 3 (2.5%)
Age 20–29 67 (56.8%)
30–39 41 (34.7%)
40–49 4 (3.4%)
50 or over 3 (2.5%)
Missing 3 (2.5%)
Medical degree obtained in Australia? Yes 87 (73.7%)
No 27 (22.9%)
Missing 4 (3.4%)
Number of years’ experience Post graduate year 1 18 (15.3%)
Post graduate year 2 42 (35.6%)
Post graduate year 3 9 (7.6%)
Post graduate year 4 or greater 46 (39.0%)
Missing 3 (2.5%)
Enrolled in specialist training program Yes 51 (43.2%)
No 59 (50.0%)
Missing 8 (6.8%)
Post-graduate training about advance care planning Yes 14 (11.9%)
No 99 (83.9%)
Missing 5 (4.2%)