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Table 2 Background characteristics of physicians (n = 293)

From: Physician and patient concordance of report of tobacco cessation intervention in primary care in India

Characteristic n (%)
Age median (IQR) in years 33 (29 to 41)
Sex  
  Female 91 (31)
  Male 202 (69)
Place of Work  
  District Government Hospital 1 (0.3)
  CHC 118 (40)
  PHC 171 (58.3)
  Urban Health Centre 3 (1)
Highest qualification  
  MBBS (Bachelor of medicine and Bachelor of surgery) 236 (80.5)
  MDS (Masters in Dental Surgery) 2 (0.7)
  BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) 15 (5)
  BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) 20 (7)
  BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery 1 (0.3)
  BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery) 5 (1.7)
  BEMS (Bachelor of Electropathic Medicine and Surgery) 7 (2.4)
  MD (Doctor of Medicine) 2 (0.7)
  MS (Master of Surgery) 4 (1.4)
  Other Professional Certificate course by Government 1 (0.3)