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Table 1 Characteristics of the surveyed physicians

From: Factors influencing the use of the “not for generic substitution” mention for prescriptions in primary care: a survey with general practitioners

Characteristic n or mean (total n = 277) % or SD
Sex: Female – n, % 99 (35.7)
Age: mean (SD) 52.2 (11.1)
Setting: City (versus rural area) – n, % 128 (46.2)
Type of practice: Alone (versus group practice) – n, % 92 (33.2)
Use of Electronic Prescription Software (EPS): Yes – n, % 235 (84.8)
Use of INNa: ≥ 15%
– n, % 156 (56.3)
Use of the NGSb mention
– n, %
  < 5% 119 (43.0)
  ≥ 5% 158 (57.0)
  5–15% 102 (36.8)
  15–25% 33 (11.9)
   > 25% 23 (8.3)
  1. aINN International Nonproprietary Name
  2. bNGS “Not for Generic Substitution”