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Table 1 Participant characteristics and prior knowledge of SDM, N = 41

From: Continuing professional education of Iranian healthcare professionals in shared decision-making: lessons learned

Characteristic Value
Age (years), mean (SD) 37.51 (8.64)
Experience (years), mean (SD) 8.09 (7.80)
Sex, n (%)
 Male 18 (43)
 Female 23 (57)
Type of healthcare professional, n (%)
 Family, emergency, community/preventive medicine or internal medicine 18 (43)
 Surgery or anesthesiology 9 (22)
 Others (healthcare professionals/trainees in gynecology, otolaryngology, pathology, radiology, dermatology, neurology, and psychiatry) 14 (35)
Prior knowledge of shared decision making, n (%)
 Yes 29 (70)
 No 12 (30)