Table 2

Demographics of physicians in the three samples’ means and SDs of demographical variables

Sample 1: Denmark
(n=2264)
Sample 2: Australia
(n=335)
Sample 3: Switzerland
(n=315)
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Job position
Intern0.060.230.030.17n.a.n.a.
Registrar0.190.390.150.350.400.49
Consultant0.130.34n.a.n.a.0.420.49
Consultant with management responsibility0.400.490.620.490.150.36
Head of department/unit0.060.240.140.350.010.08
Medical directorn.a.n.a.0.020.13n.a.n.a.
Executive director0.000.06n.a.n.a.n.a.n.a.
Other positions0.140.340.050.220.030.17
Years in current position6.656.459.968.764.584.02
Hours worked per week42.768.6740.0817.1757.5611.77
Age48.1511.3647.5711.5539.138.72
Gender (1=female)0.530.500.490.500.440.50
Gender (1=others)0.000.040.010.090.020.13