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Table 1 Characteristics of the respondents

From: Perception and attitude of Korean physicians towards generic drugs

Characteristic Study 2011 N (%) Study 2013 N (%)
All 361 (100.0) 296 (100.0)
Gender
 Male 329 (91.1) 275 (92.9)
 Female 32 (8.9) 21 (7.1)
Age
 30-39 years 7 (1.9) 1 (0.3)
 40-49 years 152 (42.1) 89 (30.1)
 50-59 years 169 (46.8) 160 (54.1)
 60 + years 33 (9.2) 46 (15.5)
Specialty
 Internal medicine 70 (19.4) 48 (16.2)
 Surgery 129 (35.7) 79 (26.7)
 Psychiatry and Neurology 27 (7.5) 16 (5.4)
 Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics 48 (13.3) 35 (11.8)
 Dermatology, Urology 29 (8.0) 25 (8.5)
 Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology 33 (9.1) 43 (14.5)
 Others 25 (7.0) 50 (16.9)
Type of clinical facility
 University hospital 206 (57.0) 149 (50.3)
 General hospital 72 (20.0) 48 (16.2)
 Hospital 17(4.7) 13 (4.4)
 Clinic 59 (16.0) 77 (26.0)
 Dental hospital 7(1.9) 9 (3.1)
Hospital location
 Seoul 115 (31.9) 96 (32.4)
 Incheon/ Gyeonggi 84 (23.3) 66 (22.3)
 Busan/ Ulsan/ Gyeong nam 50 (13.8) 35 (11.8)
 Daegu/ Gyeong buk 31 (8.6) 28 (9.5)
 Daejeon/ Chung cheong 35 (9.7) 34 (11.5)
 GwangJu/ Jeonra 41 (11.4) 34 (11.5)
 Gangwon 1 (0.3) 1 (0.3)
 Jeju 4 (1.1) 2 (0.7)