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Table 1 Physician characteristics

From: Barriers to sexual health care: a survey of Iranian-American physicians in California, USA

  n (%)
Gender  
 Male 203 (57.3 %)
 Female 132 (37.3 %)
 Missing 19 (5.4 %)
Age  
 30 – 39 years 36 (10.2 %)
 40 – 49 years 110 (31.1 %)
 50 – 59 years 71 (20.1 %)
 60 – 69 years 97 (27.4 %)
 70 – 89 years 15 (4.2 %)
 Missing 24 (7.1 %)
Place of Birth  
 Iran 291 (82.2 %)
 Other 35 (9.9 %)
 Missing 28 (7.9 %)
Country of Medical Education  
 Iran 190 (53.8 %)
 USA 130 (36.8 %)
 Other 8 (2.3 %)
 Missing 25 (7.1 %)
Location of Medical Practice  
 Suburban 175 (49.6 %)
 Urban 138 (39.1 %)
 Rural 20 (5.7 %)
 Missing 20 (5.7 %)
Religion of Physician  
 Muslim 192 (54.4 %)
 Jewish 77 (21.8 %)
 Other 64 (18.1 %)
 Missing 20 (5.7 %)
Clinical Specialty of Physician  
 Family practitioner 62 (17.5 %)
 Internist/cardiologists 56 (15.8 %)
 Obstetrician/gynaecologist 53 (15 %)
 Pediatrician (youth care) 30 (8.5 %)
 Urologist 30 (8.5 %)
 Dermatologist/venerologist 23 (6.5 %)
 Gastrologist 18 (5.1 %)
 Psychiatrist 18 (5.1 %)
 Other 15 (4.2 %)
 Geriatrics 11 (3.1 %)
 Plastic surgeon 11 (3.1 %)
 Missing 18 (7.6 %)