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Table 1 Baseline demographics of patients and professionals in interviews and questionnaires

From: Patients’ and professionals’ perspectives on implementation of opportunistic salpingectomy: a mixed-method study

  Interviews Questionnaires
  Patients
(N = 11)
Patients
(N = 77)
Duration interviews in minutes (mean – SD) 19.8 (± 4.2)
Age (mean – SD) 42.1 (± 7.2) 43.0 (± 6.5)
Level of education
 Primary / pre-vocational school 0 8 (10%)
 Vocational education 3 26 (34%)
 Pre-college education / college 1 30 (39%)
 University 0 12 (16%)
 Missing 7 1 (1%)
Type of surgery
 Hysterectomy 6 59 (77%)
 Sterilization 5 18 (23%)
Menopausal state
 Premenopausal 10 60 (78%)
 Menopausal 0 14 (18%)
 Post-menopausal 1 2 (2%)
 Missing 0 2 (2%)
Family history of ovarian cancer
 First-degree relative 1 2 (3%)
 Second-degree relative 2 3 (4%)
 None 1 70 (91%)
 Unknown / missing 7 2 (3%)
Made the decision on whether or not to undergo OS herself
 Yes, patient chose for OS 7 55 (71%)
 Yes, patient chose against OS 2 14 (18%)
 No, clinician made the decision 2 6 (8%)
 Other 0 2 (3%)
Counselled by gynecologist 11 74 (96%)
 Missing 0 3 (4%)
Satisfied with the decision
 Yes 9 70 (91%)
 No 0 3 (4%)
 Missing 2 4 (5%)
  Professionals
(N = 20)
Professionals
(N = 204)
Gynecologists 12 (60%) 195 (94%)
Duration interviews in minutes (mean – SD) 24.9 (± 7.3)
Age (mean – SD) 47.4 (± 7.3) 46.8 (± 7.8)
Work experiences in years 12 (IQR 7–16) 10 (IQR 5–17)
Gender
 Female 9 132 (68%)*
 Male 3 63 (32%)*
Special interest1
 Benign and/or endoscopy 2 130 (67%)*
 Oncology 11 83 (43%)*
 Urogynecology 7 57 (29%)*
 Other 0 6 (3%)*
Type of hospital2
 Academic 1 40 (21%)*
 Teaching hospital 9 110 (57%)*
 Non-teaching hospital 2 50 (26%)*
Gynecological residents 8 9 (4%)
Duration interviews in minutes (mean) 40
Age (mean – SD) 32.5 (± 2.9) 34.4 (± 1.5)
Gender
 Female 7 7
 Male 1 2
Year of residency
 1 or 2 1 0
 3 or 4 5 0
 5 or 6 2 9
Special interest1
 Benign and/or endoscopy 0 7
 Oncology 2 2
 Urogynecology 6 5
 Other 0 0
  1. *Percentage of gynecologist or gynecological residents subgroup; 1 Gynecologists and gynecological residents might have multiple special interests; 2 Some gynecologists were employed in multiple hospitals