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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of needs assessment respondents (n = 426)

From: Cannabis in medicine: a national educational needs assessment among Canadian physicians

Characteristic n %
Area of practice   
GP/FP 117 27
GP/FP with enhanced area 72 17
Specialist 219 51
Other1: 6 1
Not specified 12 3
Number of years in practice   
0 to 5 40 9
6 to 10 39 9
11 to 15 45 11
16 to 20 59 14
21 or more 230 54
Not specified 13 3
Region of practice   
Atlantic 38 9
Quebec 100 23
Ontario 128 30
Prairies 70 16
BC 64 15
Territories 6 1
Not specified 20 5
Community where practicing   
Urban 226 53
Rural 92 22
Both 96 23
Not specified 12 3
Language of survey completion  
English 388 91
French 38 9
  1. 1Resident (2), Medical Advisor (2), Not Specified (2).