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Table 2 Characteristics of respondents

From: Hispanic physicians' tobacco intervention practices: a cross-sectional survey study

Item n (%)
Sex   
   Female 12 26.7
   Male 33 73.3
Age group   
   20–35 1 2.2
   36–45 22 48.9
   46–50 9 20.0
   50+ 13 28.9
Place of birth   
   USA 41 91.1
   Mexico 2 4.4
   Puerto Rico 2 4.4
Professional category   
   Primary care 21 46.7
   Specialist 24 53.3
Years of practice in the U.S.   
   1–3 3 6.7
   3–6 1 2.2
   6–10 8 17.8
   10+ 31 68.9
Type of practice   
   Private office 23 51.1
   HMO 2 4.4
   Hospital 7 15.6
   Non-hospital based clinic 4 8.9
Country of medical training   
   USA 42 93.3
   Mexico 1 2.2
   Puerto Rico 1 2.2
Language spoken at home   
   English 41 91.1
   Spanish 1 2.2
   Both 3 6.7
Language most spoken in practice   
   English 35 77.8
   Spanish 2 4.4
   Both 8 17.8