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Table 1 Paediatricians' professional and demographic characteristics (%)

From: A(H1N1) pandemic influenza and its prevention by vaccination: Paediatricians' opinions before and after the beginning of the vaccination campaign

Characteristics Before N = 714 After N = 197 P-value
Sex    
   Male 41.9 46.7 0.2327
Location of main practice    
   Private office 44.6 42.3  
   Hospital 51.8 52.1 0.4371
   Other 3.7 5.7  
Number of hours in outpatient consultation    
   <7 hours 16.7 24.9 '>21 hrs' vs. others:
   From 7 to 21 hours 28.8 26.5  
   >21 hours 54.5 48.6 0.1571
Number of doses of vaccines administered each month in respondents' main practice place    
   None 42.1 48.9  
   <30 doses 29.5 30.9 None vs. others: 0.0924
   From 30 to 100 doses 13.1 6.4  
   >100 doses 15.3 13.8  
Number of years of practice    
   >20 years 39.6 37.9  
   From 10 to 20 years 37.2 40.5 0.6915
   <10 years 23.2 21.6  
Provinces of practice    
   Atlantic 9 7.2  
   Quebec 29.6 22.2  
   Ontario 35.1 40.7 0.2067
   Prairies 16.2 17.5  
   British Columbia 10.1 12.4  
I am planning to get vaccinated against A(H1N1) pandemic influenza    
   Yes 83.9 92.3 0.0028
   No - don't know 16.2 7.7