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Table 1 Profile of participating non-ophthalmic health care providers in private sector of Riyadh

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice among non-ophthalmic health care providers regarding eye management of diabetics in private sector of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Age Median 39.0
25% quartile 32.0
Years since graduated Median 13
25% quartile 7
Years working in KSA Median 6
25% quartile 3
OPD in a day Median 22
25% quartile 15
  Number Percentage
Gender Male 238 67
Female 117 33
Nationality Saudi 3 0.8
Non-Saudi 352 99.2
Type of care providers GPs 182 51.3
Internists 115 32.4
Family 15 4.2
Physicians 15 4.2
Endocrinologists 17 4.8
Surgeons 3 0.8
Paediatricians 5 1.4
Gynaecologists 3 0.8
Other   
Work place Hospital 100 28.2
clinic 255 71.8
Category Consultant 22 6.2
Senior Specialist 20 5.6
Specialist 119 33.5
Resident 23 6.5
GP 171 48.2
Proportion of diabetic patient in OPD less than 25% 165 46.5
25 to 50% 154 43.4
More than 50% 36 10.1