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Table 1 Distribution of variables used in the model

From: Impact of policies regulating foreign physician migration to Switzerland: a modelling case study in anaesthesia

Variables N (%) Variables N (%)
Age   Nationality  
 ≤35 y 97 (24)  Swiss 338 (81)
 36-55 y 254 (62)  European 69 (17)
 ≥56 y 56 (14)  Others 6 (2)
Gender   Type of activity  
 Female 171 (42)  All anaesthetists  
 Male 239 (58)   Fixed (Consultant, Head; Out-office) 248 (60)
Working hours/week     Transition (senior registrar) 99 (24)
 ≤50 h 187 (49)   Training (intern, registrar) 66 (16)
 51-69 h 161 (42)  Swiss  
 ≥70 h 41 (9)   Fixed (Consultant, Head; Out-office) 218 (64)
Full/part time     Transition (senior registrar) 80 (23)
 Part-time 97 (24)   Training (intern, registrar) 42 (13)
 Full-time 315 (76)  European-extra-european  
Desired retirement age     Fixed (Consultant, Head; Out-office) 31 (41)
 Males, Years (mean SD) 62 (3.1)   Transition (senior registrar) 20 (27)
 Females, Years (mean SD) 60 (2.8)   Training (intern, registrar) 24 (32)
FMH title*   Type of hospital  
 No 109 (28)  All anaesthetists  
 Yes 288 (72)   University hospital 161 (39)
Duration of specialty training if FMH title*     District hospital 155 (28)
 5 years 10 (4)   Private 92 (22)
 6 years 32 (12)   Office-based 2 (0)
 7 years 42 (16)  Swiss  
 8 years 36 (13)   University hospital 133 (40)
 9 years 31 (12)   District hospital 119 (35)
 10 years 36 (13)   Private 82 (24)
 11 years 24 (9)   Office-based 2 (1)
 12 years 15 (6)  European-extra-european  
 13 years 10 (4)   University hospital 28 (38)
 14 years 7 (3)   District hospital 36 (49)
 15 years and more 25 (9)   Private 10 (13)
  Office based 0 (0)
  1. *Specialty title of the Swiss Medical Association (FMH).