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Table 1 Responses by age, sex, continents, job title and years of experience for Rounds 1 and 2

From: Differences in opinions of occupational physicians on the required competencies by field of practice: results of an international Delphi study

Job Title Physician Manager/Physician Academic/Physician Trainee
Round 1 Round 2 Round 1 Round 2 Round 1 Round 2 Round 1 Round 2
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Total 228 (68.7) 165 (71.1) 60 (18.1) 43 (18.5) 39 (11.7) 23 (9.9) 5 (1.5%) 1
Age range
25–34 8 (3.0) 3 (2.0) 1 (2) 1 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (20) 0 (0)
35–44 43 (19) 39 (24) 8 (13) 7 (16) 1 (3) 1 (5) 3 (60) 0 (0)
45–54 79 (35) 50 (30) 20 (33) 12 (28) 15 (38) 9 (41) 1 (20) 1 (100)
55–64 72 (32) 59 (36) 28 (47) 21 (49) 16 (41) 9 (41) 0 (0) 0 (0)
65–74 24 (11) 14 (8.0) 3 (5) 2 (5) 7 (18) 3 (14) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 226 165 60 43 39 22 5 1
Sex
Male 144 (64) 101 (62) 38 (63) 34 (79) 26 (67) 15 (65) 2 (40) 0 (0)
Female 82 (36) 63 (38) 22 (37) 9 (21) 13 (33) 8 (35) 3 (60) 1 (100)
Total 226 164 60 43 39 23 5 1
Practice area (overlap n)
Healthcare 104 (35) 81 (37) 20 (27) 21 (39) 9 (19) 4 (13) 2 (25) 0 (0)
Industry 108 (36) 70 (32) 34 (47) 21 (39) 3 (6) 1 (3) 4 (50) 0 (0)
Academic 38 (13) 28 (13) 8 (11) 7 (13) 31 (66) 21 (70) 1 (12.5) 0 (0)
Other 49 (16) 41 (19) 11 (15) 5 (9) 4 (9) 4 (13) 1 (12.5) 1 (100)
Total 299 220 73 54 47 30 8 1
Years of experience (years) Mean ± SD (min-max) Mean ± SD (min-max) Mean ± SD (min-max) Mean ± SD (min-max) Mean ± SD (min-max) Mean ± SD (min-max) Mean ± SD (min-max) Mean ± SD (min-max)
  18.74 ± 9.98 (1–45) 19.94 ± 10.07 (0–40) 21.29 ± 9.03 (5–50) 22.37 ± 10.44 (4–45) 25.23 ± 9.30 (5–45) 26.22 ± 11.12 (2–44) 6.20 ± 5.50 (2–15) 20 (only 1 trainee)