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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample physicians and hospitals

From: Utilization of clinical practice guideline on antimicrobial in China: an exploratory survey on multilevel determinants

Characteristic Frequency Percentage (%)
Physician characteristics (n = 815)
 Gender
  Male 459 56.32
  Female 356 43.68
 Age
   < 35 years old 432 53.01
  35~44 years old 296 36.32
   ≥ 45 years old 87 10.67
 Education
  Junior college or below 13 1.60
  Bachelor 345 42.33
  Master 379 46.50
  Doctor 78 9.57
 Professional Title
  Junior 304 37.30
  Intermediate 310 38.04
  Senior 201 24.66
 Department
  Internal medicine 303 37.18
  Surgery 285 34.97
  Gynecology and obstetrics 73 8.96
  Ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology 73 8.96
  Other 81 9.94
 Years in Practice
   < 5 years 254 31.17
  5~10 years 241 29.57
  11~15 years 227 27.85
  16~20 years 83 10.18
   > 20 years 10 1.23
 Hospital characteristics (n = 16)
 Ranking
  Tertiary 12 75.00
  Secondary 4 25.00
 Region
  Eastern 6 37.50
  Central 5 31.25
  Western 5 31.25