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Table 2 Health care professional sample characteristics

From: Evaluation of a program for routine implementation of shared decision-making in cancer care: results of a stepped wedge cluster randomized trial

  Control (n = 285) Intervention (n = 274) Total (n = 559)
Gender, n (%)
 Female 205 (73.4) 190 (69.9) 395 (71.8)
 Male 68 (24.5) 78 (28.7) 146 (26.5)
 Other or not specified 5 (1.8) 4 (1.4) 9 (1.6)
Age, n (%)
 30 years or younger 85 (30.7) 85 (31.6) 170 (31.1)
 31 to 40 years 105 (37.9) 96 (35.7) 201 (36.8)
 41 to 50 years 54 (19.5) 58 (21.6) 112 (20.5)
 Older than 50 years 33 (11.9) 30 (11.2) 63 (11.5)
Position, n (%)
 Nurse 162 (58.1) 152 (56.9) 314 (57.5)
 Junior physician 81 (29.0) 76 (28.5) 157 (28.8)
 Senior or head physician 36 (12.9) 39 (14.6) 75 (13.7)
Experience in oncology, n (%)
 Less than 5 years 121 (44.5) 106 (39.6) 227 (42.0)
 5 to 10 years 63 (23.2) 62 (23.1) 125 (23.1)
 11 to 20 years 51 (18.8) 66 (24.6) 117 (21.7)
 More than 20 years 37 (13.6) 34 (12.7) 71 (13.1)
Currently works with cancer patients, n (%)
 Yes 263 (94.3) 257 (95.2) 520 (94.7)
 No 16 (5.7) 13 (4.8) 29 (5.3)
Surveyed in pandemic, n (%)
 No 285 (100.0) 155 (56.6) 440 (78.7)
 Yes 0 (0.0) 119 (43.4) 119 (21.3)
  1. Notes. Frequencies not adding up to the total number of participants within groups indicate missing data; percentages are calculated for valid data within the group