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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of respondents

From: The preferences of users of electronic medical records in hospitals: quantifying the relative importance of barriers and facilitators of an innovation

  Nurses (n = 148) Physicians (n = 150)
  Male (n = 23) (16%) Female (n = 125) (84%) Male (n = 109) (73%) Female (n = 41) (27%)
Mean age, year (SD) 42.52 (11.58) 40.14 (11.71) 48.26 (9.64) 43.90 (7.72)
Number of years working in current job 9.71 (9.61)   12.73 (9.05)  
Reported type of hospital     
University 5 26 19 16
General hospital with teaching facilities 5 32 40 8
General without teaching facilities 9 55 45 14
Peripheral 0 1 0 1
Independent treatment center 0 2 3 2
Other 4 9 2 0
Profession     
Medical specialist    103 38
Medical Resident    6 3
Head Nurse 0 10   
Nurse 15 88   
Nurse specialist 6 24   
Other 2 3   
  1. The category ‘other’ exists of a consulting assistant and employees of surgery department, anesthesia, and general support function.