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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participating Chinese medicine practitioners (n = 228)

From: Desired Chinese medicine practitioner capabilities and professional development needs: a survey of registered practitioners in Victoria, Australia

Characteristic   % (n)
Gender Male 55.8 (125)
  Female 44.2 (99)
Age 18–34 24.7 (55)
  35–54 61.4 (137)
  55+ 13.9 (31)
Australian Chinese medicine qualification None 29.9 (67)
  < Bachelor 20.1 (45)
  ≥ Bachelor 50.0 (112)
Overseas Chinese medicine qualification None 49.5 (111)
  < Bachelor 17.0 (38)
  ≥ Bachelor 33.5 (75)
Years of practice in Australia Never 0.9 (2)
  < 10 years 56.1 (125)
  ≥ 10 years 43.0 (96)
Years of practice overseas Never 59.0 (131)
  < 10 years 25.7 (57)
  ≥ 10 years 15.3 (34)