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Table 2 Characteristics of the DUQUE study sample

From: The involvement of medical doctors in hospital governance and implications for quality management: a quick scan in 19 and an in depth study in 7 OECD countries

Characteristics of the hospitals N %
 All Hospitals 188 (100)
 Teaching Hospitals 81 (43.0)
 Public Hospitals 156 (82.9)
Approximate number of beds in hospital N %
 <200 18 (9.5)
 200–500 79 (42.0)
 501–1000 62 (32.9)
 >1000 29 (15.4)
Characteristics of the leading doctorsa   
Gender N %
 Male 1151 (68.9)
 Female 510 (30.5)
 Gender missing 9 (0.5)
Age (years), Mean (SD) 49.3 (8.3)
Number of years since completion of professional training, Mean (SD) 21.6 (9.9)
 0–5 years, N (%) 106 (6.3)
 6–10 years, N (%) 139 (8.3)
 11–20 years, N (%) 483 (28.9)
 21+ years, N (%) 914 (54.7)
 Missing, N (%) 28 (1.6)
Member of professional society, N (%) 1464 (87.6)
  1. aIncludes attending physicians and residents-in-training