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Table 1 Demographic, training and practice characteristics of the 413 study physicians

From: Do physician communication skills influence screening mammography utilization?

Physician Characteristics N = 413
Demographics No. (%)
Sex  
 Female 269 (65.1)
 Male 144 (34.9)
Age at MCCQE2 exam date  
 <25 years old 141(34.1)
 25-35 yrs old 248 (60.0)
 ≥35 years old 24 (5.8)
Medical School  
 Canadian 389 (94.2)
 International graduate 24 (5.8)
Specialty  
 Family medicine / general practice 371 (89.8)
 Medical specialty 10 (2.4)
 Surgical specialty 32 (7.7)
Medical Knowledge & Clinical Decision Making Ability mean (SD)
MCCQE1 Written Examination Overall Score 511.3 (76.2) IQR = 103
Communication Ability mean (SD)
MCCQE2 Clinical Skills Examination Overall Score 526.9 (84.8)a
 Communication sub-score 510.6 (97.0)a
 Data acquisition sub-score 531.1 (92.5)a
Practice Experience mean (SD)
Number of years of practice during follow-up 3.6 (2.7)
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