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Table 2 Characteristics of respondents

From: Social inequalities in cervical cancer screening: a discrete choice experiment among French general practitioners and gynaecologists

  General practitioners
(N = 88)
Gynaecologistsa
(N = 35)
p-value
N (%) N (%)  
Gender
 Man 31 (35.2) 17 (50.0) 0.20
 Woman 57 (64.8) 17 (50.0)  
Age: mean (SDb) 55.8 (9.0) 59.3 (1.2)  
Geographical area of practice
 Urban 23 (26.1) 20 (58.8) 0.0008
 Semi-rural 43 (48.9) 13 (38.2)  
 Rural  22 (25.0) 1 (2.9)  
Fixed practice
 Yes 85 (96.6) 32 (94.1)  
 No 3 (3.4) 2 (5.98)  
Duration (yrs) of fixed practice: mean (SDb) 21.4 (10.5) 25.5 (0.7)  
Number of patients seen per day
 Up to 15 patients 9 (10.2) 5 (14.7)  
 Between 16 and 25 patients 53 (60.2) 22 (64.7)  
 Over 25 patients 26 (29.5) 7 (20.6)  
UCCcscreening by cervical smear
 Oneself 67 (76.1) 34 (100.0)  
 Medical laboratory 9 (10.2)   
 Gynaecologists 12 (13.6)   
Type of smear practised
 Pap smear 22 (31.9) 6 (17.6) 0.19
 Liquid-based cytology 34 (49.3) 23 (67.6)  
 According to each sample 13 (18.8) 5 (14.7)  
  1. a One of the gynaecologists responded only to the pairwise choices, leading to one missing value for each variable in this table for these practitioners
  2. b Standard Deviation
  3. c Uterine Cervical Cancer
  4. Overall chi-square test