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Table 1 Sociodemographic and professional experience characteristics of the surveyed participants

From: Tuberculosis care for migrant patients in Portugal: a mixed methods study with primary healthcare providers

Total
Characteristic n %
Gender (N = 120)
 Male 26 21.7
 Female 94 78.3
Age (years; N = 120)
 20–30 8 6.6
 31–40 44 36.7
 41–50 30 25.0
  > 50 38 31.7
Country of birth (N = 120)
 Portugal 106 88.3
 Other 14 11.7
Occupation (N = 120)
 Medical Doctor 56 46.7
 Nurse 56 46.7
 Diagnosis and therapy technicians 8 6.6
Professional experience in TB care (years; N = 117)a
 0–10 76 65.0
 11–20 17 14.5
  > 20 24 20.5
Professional experience with migrant patients (years; N = 113)a
 0–10 51 45.1
 11–20 30 26.5
  > 20 32 28.4
Approximate amount of migrant patients consulted daily (N = 120)
 None 19 15.8
 Few (approx. 1 third) 95 79.2
 Some (approx. half) 6 5.0
 Many (more than half) 0 0.0
  1. aMissing values corresponding to non-responses; Compared with the proportion of patients consulted daily from the general population
  2. TB tuberculosis