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Table 1 Characteristics of doctors who participated in the opinion survey regarding managed care tools (N = 1546), Geneva, Switzerland, 2007.

From: What doctors think about the impact of managed care tools on quality of care, costs, autonomy, and relations with patients

Characteristics N (%) #
Sex  
   men 956 (61.9)
   women 589 (38.1)
Age in years  
   up to 35 304 (19.7)
   36-50 612 (39.6)
   over 50 628 (40.7)
Practice setting  
   private practice 877 (56.7)
   public in training 515 (33.3)
   public senior 154 (10.0)
Specialty  
   primary care doctors 445 (28.9)
   paediatricians 128 (8.3)
   psychiatrists 286 (18.6)
   technical specialists 449 (29.2)
   internal medicine specialists 231 (15.0)
Participation in managed care network*  
   yes 173 (19.9)
   no 695 (80.1)
  1. * Among private practitioners (N = 868)
  2. # Total may differ from 1546 because of missing values ranging from 0 to 7 (0-0.45%).