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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participating physicians, n = 203

From: Physicians' working conditions and job satisfaction: does hospital ownership in Germany make a difference?

Hospital   
  Absolute (n) Relative (%)
Private for-profit 62 30.5
Public 77 38.0
Private nonprofit 64 31.5
Age   
Under 34 years 125 61.6
35-44 years 62 30.5
45-54 years 10 04.9
Over 55 years and older 5 02.5
Gender   
Male 101 49.8
Female 102 50.2
Professional status   
Intern/resident 167 82.8
Attending physician 25 12.3
Senior physician 8 3.9
Head of department/chief physician 3 1.5
Area of specialization   
Surgery 32 15.8
Gastroenterology 35 17.2
Cardiology 34 16.7
Hematology/Oncology 31 15.3
Pediatrics 39 19.2
Neurology 32 15.8
Years of experience   
Less than 1 year 24 11.8
1-2 years 24 11.8
3-5 years 74 36.5
More than 5 years 81 39.9