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Table 1 Characteristics of public health physicians of Tehran (n = 86) in control and intervention groups

From: Effectiveness of smart phone application use as continuing medical education method in pediatric oral health care: a randomized trial

Participant characteristicsControl group (N = 43)Intervention group (N = 43)
GenderN (%)N(%)
 Male11 (25.6)11 (25.6)
 Female32 (74.4)32 (74.4)
Having a dentist in immediate relatives9 (21.4)8 (18.6)
Working sector
 Public only33 (78.6)35 (81.4)
 Public+private9 (21.4)8 (18.6)
 Mean ± SDMean ± SD
Working experience (years)14.9 ± 7.4811.17 ± 17.37
Age (years)44.26 ± 7.6839.22 ± 7.28