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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents

From: Exploring the effects of telehealth on medical human resources supply: a qualitative case study in remote regions

   Physicians Managers
Variable Total sample General Practitioner Specialist Hospital Manager Recruitment Manager Health Region
Gender       
Male (%) 37 5 19 8 2 3
Female (%) 26 4 13 3 3 3
Total (%) 63 9 32 11 5 6
Clinical experience       
Mean Standard deviation 15.7 ± 10.2 16.3 ± 8.9 15.5 ± 10.7 -- -- --
Region       
1 (493 to 1145 kms from the University Medical Center (UMC) 20 1 12 4 2 1
2 (279 to 2014 kms from the UMC) 14 3 6 2 2 1
3 (212 to 317 kms from the UMC) 15 3 8 3 -- 2
4 (167 to 416 kms from the UMC) 14 2 6 2 1 2
Utilization of telehealth       
yes 43 2 24 9 2 6
no 17 6 8 -- 3 --
Missing data 3 1 -- 2 -- --