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Table 1 Total number of participating physicians and their demographic characteristics.

From: Treatment options for subjective tinnitus: Self reports from a sample of general practitioners and ENT physicians within Europe and the USA

  Profession Gross sample
[N]
Sample after screening
[N]
Male
[N]
Female
[N]
Average age
[years]
US GPs 117 102 70 32 42
  ENTs 106 102 88 14 48
UK GPs 52 51 40 11 47
  ENTs 54 53 49 4 46
Germany GPs 51 50 34 16 50
  ENTs 50 50 36 14 52
France GPs 50 50 43 7 49
  ENTs 50 50 43 7 51
Spain GPs 50 50 39 11 49
  ENTs 52 52 39 13 50
Italy GPs 50 50 41 9 52
  ENTs 53 52 42 10 51
  1. GP = General practitioner, ENT = Ear-Nose-Throat specialist. Screening excluded those physicians who had not seen any tinnitus patients in the past three months. All values represent total numbers (except age, which represents an average).