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Table 3 Participating physicians’ socio-demographic characteristics

From: How well are Swiss French physicians prepared for future practice in primary care?

Sociodemographic and clinical data N = 29
Women n(%) 17 (58.6)
Mean age (SD) 41.1 (4.39)
Pre-graduate training in Switzerland n(%) 25 (86.2)
Graduate training in Switzerland n(%) 27 (93.1)
Years of post-graduate training mean (SD) 9.34 (6.79)
Years of post-graduate training in hospital settings mean (SD) 6.79 (2.94)
Years of post-graduate training in ambulatory settings mean (SD) 3.80 (3.16)
Type of training in ambulatory setting n(%)
 - Academic outpatient clinic in general internal medicine 10 (34.5)
 - Private practice 2 (6.9)
 - Medico-surgical center 1 (3.4)
 - Academic clinic and private practice 8 (27.6)
 - Academic clinic and medico-surgical center 6 (20.7)
 - Academic clinic, private practice and medico-surgical center 1 (3.4)
 - other 1 (3.4)
Years in private practice mean (SD) 3.03 (1.42)
Geographical location n(%)
 - urban 14 (48.3)
 - suburban 12 (41.4)
 - rural 3 (10.3)
Type of office n(%)
 - solo 2 (6.9)
 - -2-4 colleagues 18 (62.1)
 - > 4 colleagues 9 (31.0)