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Table 1 Demographics of the national samples

From: Physicians’ perceptions of quality of care, professional autonomy, and job satisfaction in Canada, Norway, and the United States

  CPHS - Canada (N = 3213) CTS - U.S. (N = 6,628) NORDOC - Norway (N = 657)
  % (n) % (n) % (n)
Age    
<35 8.0 (256) 5.9 (393) 5.7 (37)
35-44 23.4 (747) 30.6 (2030) 84.9 (552)
45-54 31.7 (1,014) 34.2 (2,267) 8.9 (58)
55-64 25.0 (799) 20.6 (1,367) 0.2 (1)
≥ 65 12.0 (383) 8.6 (571) 0.3 (2)
Male 63.0 (2,001) 72.1 (4,777) 41.8 (272)
Female 37.0 (1,174) 27.9 (1,851) 58.2 (379)
Specialty    
Internal medicine 4.6 (144) 16.2 (1,071) 7.2 (47)
Family/general practice 40.3 (1,267) 21.5 (1,427) 23.1 (152)
Pediatrics 4.4 (140) 12.0 (793) 5.3 (35)
Medical specialties - 25.3 (1,674) 27.7 (182)
Surgical specialties 8.9 (280) 14.2 (941) 12.9 (85)
Psychiatry 7.5 (236) 5.5 (367) 10.5 (69)
ObGyn 3.6 (112) 5.4 (355) 3.7 (24)
Others 30.8 (968)   9.6 (63)
Direct patient care hours    
1-29 21.4 (664) 11.9 (789) 58.7 (384)
30-39 24.1 (747) 19.6 (1302) 32.7 (194)
40-49 30.1 (933) 30.7 (2032) 7.3 (43)
50-59 15.5 (479) 20.3 (1347) 1.0 (6)
60-69 7.0 (216) 10.5 (697) 0.2 (1)
>70 1.9 (60) 7.0 (461) 0.2 (1)