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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the sample (n = 1414)

From: Physicians’ attitudes to disability pension – impact of diagnosis: an experimental study

Variable Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Female physicians 691 48.9
Location of physiciana
 Major city 580 41.0
 Regional or rural 834 59.0
DP assessments completed last 12 months
 None 174 12.3
 1–4 584 41.3
 5–10 338 23.9
 >  10 261 18.5
 Missing 57 0.4
Do you think the patient should get a DP?
 Yes 765 54.1
 No 543 37.8
 Don’t know 94 6.6
 Missing 12 0.8
Vignettes patients with
 Depression 495 35.0
 Alcohol dependence 432 30.6
 Low back pain 487 34.4
  1. aPhysician address provided could be either workplace or home address
  2. Abbreviations: DP Disability pension
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