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Table 1 Participant Characteristics

From: Identifying barriers to the use of ultrasound in the perioperative period: a survey of southwestern Ontario anesthesiologists

  N (%)
Female sexa 17 (26)
Age group
 • 30–39 27 (41)
 • 40–49 12 (18)
 • 50–59 19 (29)
 • 60–69 6 (9)
 • > 60 1 (2)
 • Prefer not to answer 1 (2)
Consultant Anesthesiologista 55 (85)
GP/FM Anesthesiologists 8 (12)
Practice at one hospital 23 (35)
Practice at more than one hospital 43 (65)
Community Hospital 33 (50)
Academic Teaching Hospital 31 (47)
Private Hospital 1 (2)
Size of the institute
 • Large 32 (49)
 • Medium 26 (39)
 • Small 8 (12)
Year of Practice
 • Less than 5 years 22 (33)
 • 5–10 years 9 (14)
 • 11–15 years 8 (12)
 • 16–20 years 6 (9)
 • Over 20 years 21 (32)
Full time (4–5 days/week) 60 (91)
Part time (2–3 days/week) 6 (9)
Canadian medical graduate 43 (65)
International medical graduate 23 (35)
Training qualification
 • Completed fellowship in Anesthesia 33 (29)
 • Master’s degree 10 (9)
 • PhD degree 3 (3)
  1. a2 respondents did not answer this question