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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of demographic and practice variables for sample of Iranian GP (n = 666)

From: Income inequality among general practitioners in Iran: a decomposition approach

Variables (Number of Respondents) Frequency Percent
Gender (665)
 Male 358 53.83
 Female 307 46.17
Age (651)
 26–35 years 156 23.96
 36–45 years 198 30.41
 46–55 years 230 35.33
  ≥ 56 years 67 10.29
Marital status (663)
 Single 123 18.55
 Married 540 81.45
Practice setting (664)
 Salaried 307 46.23
 Self-employed 357 53.77
Family physician (661)
 Yes 69 10.44
 No 592 89.56
Practice location (581)
 Capital of the country 219 37.69
 Province centers 151 25.99
 Other cities, villages 211 36.32
Practice experience (640)
 0–5 years 167 26.09
 6–10 years 101 15.78
 11–15 years 126 19.69
 16–20 years 141 22.03
  ≥ 21 years 105 16.41