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Table 1 Distribution of background and practice characteristics

From: Practice activity trends among oral and maxillofacial surgeons in Australia

  1990 2000
Age of surgeon ns % %
   20–29 years 1.3 0.0
   30–39 years 27.9 14.6
   40–49 years 39.2 36.6
   50–59 years 19.0 34.2
   60+ years 12.7 14.6
Sex of surgeon ns   
   Male 94.9 91.3
Place of birth ns   
   Australia 72.4 67.1
Practice activity level ns   
   80+% private 64.1 71.4
Qualifications **   
   Dental plus medical degree & FRACDS (OMS) 2.5 17.1
  1. **(P < 0.01), ns (not statistically significant) χ2 test