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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the 42 participating physicians

From: Determinants of physician empathy during medical education: hypothetical conclusions from an exploratory qualitative survey of practicing physicians

  Characteristics Median Range Number Percent
Seniority Age 45.5 25–67   
  Years of professional experience 14.5 0–38   
Gender Men    31 73.8
  Women    10 23.8
  No details    1 2.4
Fields Internal medicine    14 33.3
  Pediatrics    11 26.2
  Rehabilitation medicine    6 14.3
  General medicine    5 11.9
  Neurology    1 2.4
  Psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy    1 2.4
  Surgery    1 2.4
  No details    3 7.1
Specialist qualification     29 69.0