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Table 1 Demographic and practice features of the physicians included in the study

From: Attitudes of developing world physicians to where medical research is performed and reported

        SPECIALTY (%)  
Centre No. of hospitals No. of physicians No of physicians in tertiary hospitals No of females (%) median age (range) median no. of years since graduation (range) Primary care Physicians with subspecialty Other doctors Access to medical library (%)
Chengdu 10 50 25 26 (52) 40 (23–60) 15 (1–37) 14 (28) 36 (72) 0 (0) 49 (98)
Shanghai 10 50 25 28 (56) 40 (22–64) 14.5(1–40) 1 (2) 46 (92) 3 (6) 44 (88)
Bangkok 7 40 25 10 (25) 28 (24–49) 4.5 (1–24) 25 (63) 15 (38) 0 (0) 37 (93)
Nagpur 8 28 18 11 (39) 38 (26–51) 15 (2–30) 17 (61) 4 (14) 5 (18) 24 (86)
Ismalia 3 20 7 1 (5) 28 (26–47) 4 (3–23) 3 (16) 16 (84) 0 (0) 5 (75)
Nairobi * 40 * 10 (25) 40 (34–51) 14 (10–36) 11 (28) 17 (43) 12 (30) 30 (78)
  1. * The physicians in Kenya were not selected by hospital.