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Table 3 Characteristics of the 297 physicians

From: Physicians' propensity to collaborate and their attitude towards EBM: A cross-sectional study

Attitude towards EBM, mean ± SD (range) 2.98 ± 0.56 (1-4)
Age, year, mean ± SD (range) 47.01 ± 8.01 (30-67)
Gender, No. M/F 158/139
Years since Graduation, year, mean ± SD (range) 27.05 ± 8.69 (7-55)
Field of Specialization, No. Physicians· (%)  
   Medical Specialties 210 (69.08)
   Surgical Specialties 32 (10.53)
   Obstetrics-gynaecology 39 (12.83)
   Paediatrics 23 (7.57)
Tenure NHS, year, mean ± SD (range) 16.01 ± 9.74 (1-41)
Tenure LHA, year, mean ± SD (range) 10.95 ± 7.94 (1-37)
Managerial role, No. managers/professionals 51/246
Hospital affiliation, No. Physicians (%)  
   Bellaria 121 (40.74)
   Budrio 9 (3.03)
   Maggiore 112 (37.71)
   Porretta 6 (2.02)
   Bentivoglio 20 (6.73)
   Mazzacorati/Roncati 29 (9.76)
Directorate affiliation, No. Physicians (%)  
   Neuroscience 174 (58.59)
   Oncology 48 (16.16)
   Maternal-Health 75 (25.25)
Number of Publications, mean ± SD (range) 4.27 ± 9.32 (0-83)
Co-authorship, mean ± SD (range) 0.01 ± 0.41 (0-1)
Geographical distance, km, mean ± SD (range 9.09 ± 12.68 (0-77)
  1. Physicians may be specialized in more than one field.