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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and baseline comorbidities for healthcare providers (HCPs) and comparisons (general population) in Taiwan

From: Urolithiasis risk: a comparison between healthcare providers and the general population

  Physicians Comparisons   Pharmacists Comparisons   Nurses Comparisons   Other HCPs Comparisons  
  (n = 50,226) (n = 50,226) P (n = 20,677) (n = 20,677) P (n = 122,357) (n = 122,357) P (n = 25,059) (n = 25,059) P
Age (years)            
 0–34 12,477 (24.84) 12,477 (24.84) >0.999 6,062 (29.32) 6,062 (29.32) > 0.999 76,955 (62.89) 76,955 (62.89) > 0.999 14,293 (57.40) 14,293 (57.40) > 0.999
 35–59 22,001 (43.80) 22,001 (43.80)   8,358 (40.42) 8,358 (40.42)   38,096 (31.14) 38,096 (31.14)   9,025 (36.02) 9,025 (36.02)  
 ≥ 60 15,748 (31.35) 15,748 (31.35)   6,257 (30.26) 6,257 (30.26)   7,306 (5.97) 7,306 (5.97)   1,741 (6.95) 1,741 (6.95)  
Mean age in years (SD)            
  44.42 ± 12.16 44.42 ± 12.16 > 0.999 42.89 ± 11.45 42.89 ± 11.45 > 0.999 33.55 ± 8.76 33.55 ± 8.76 > 0.999 34.65 ± 8.78 34.65 ± 8.78 > 0.999
Gender             
 Female 9,263 (18.44) 9,263 (18.44) > 0.999 9,301 (44.98) 9,301 (44.98) > 0.999 121,096 (98.97) 121,096 (98.97) > 0.999 16,921 (67.52) 16,921 (67.52) > 0.999
 Male 40,963 (81.56) 40,963 (81.56)   11,376 (55.02) 11,376 (55.02)   1,261 (1.03) 1,261 (1.03)   8,138 (32.48) 8,138 (32.48)  
Baseline Comorbidity            
DM             
 Yes 3,530 (7.03) 4,130 (8.22) < 0.0001 1,308 (6.33) 1,466 (7.09) 0.0019 2,404 (1.96) 2,655 (2.17) 0.0004 569 (2.27) 708 (2.83) < 0.0001
 No 46,696 (92.97) 46,096 (91.78)   19,369 (93.67) 19,211 (92.91)   119,953 (98.04) 119,702 (97.83)   24,490 (97.73) 24,351 (97.17)  
HTN             
 Yes 9,742 (19.40) 8,375 (16.67) < 0.0001 3,313 (16.02) 3,000 (14.51) < 0.0001 5,554 (4.54) 5,367 (4.39) 0.0671 1,600 (6.38) 1,412 (5.63) 0.0004
 No 40,484 (80.60) 41,851 (83.33)   17,364 (83.98) 17,677 (85.49)   116,803 (95.46) 116,990 (95.61)   23,459 (93.62) 23,647 (94.37)  
CAD             
 Yes 2,709 (5.39) 2,505 (4.99) 0.0037 875 (4.23) 819 (3.96) 0.1647 1,180 (0.96) 1,224 (1.00) 0.3671 340 (1.36) 314 (1.25) 0.3061
 No 47,517 (94.61) 47,721 (95.01)   19,802 (95.77) 19,858 (96.04)   121,177 (99.04) 121,133 (99.00)   24,719 (98.64) 24,745 (98.75)  
Hyperlipidemia            
 Yes 8,262 (16.45) 5,583 (11.12) < 0.0001 2,615 (12.65) 2,171 (10.50) < 0.0001 6,864 (5.61) 4,189 (3.42) < 0.0001 1,635 (6.52) 1,069 (4.27) < 0.0001
 No 41,964 (83.55) 44,643 (88.88)   18,062 (87.35) 18,506 (89.50)   115,493 (94.39) 118,168 (96.58)   23,424 (93.48) 23,990 (95.73)  
Residence Location            
 North 24,396 (48.57) 26,256 (52.33) < 0.0001 9,517 (46.03) 11,045 (53.48) < 0.0001 57,346 (46.87) 65,157 (55.75) < 0.0001 12,060 (48.13) 13,707 (54.74) < 0.0001
 Center 10,204 (20.32) 8,877 (17.69)   4,120 (19.93) 3,550 (17.19)   22,008 (17.99) 21,520 (17.60)   4,834 (19.29) 4,430 (17.69)  
 South 14,468 (28.81) 14,044 (27.99)   6,634 (32.08) 5,648 (27.35)   39,447 (32.24) 30,434 (24.90)   7,519 (30.01) 6,441 (25.72)  
 East 1158 (2.31) 994 (1.98)   406 (1.96) 409 (1.98)   3,556 (2.91) 2,135 (1.75)   646 (2.58) 460 (1.84)  
  1. DM diabetes mellitus, HTN hypertension, CAD coronary artery disease. All data are number (%) or mean ± SD