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Table 1 Socio-demographic profile of the respondents

From: The influence of a ban on outpatient intravenous antibiotic therapy among the secondary and tertiary hospitals in China

  Qualitative study (Phase 1) (n = 68) Case study (Phase 2) (N = 207)
Policymakers n = 4 Health workers N = 48 Patients N = 16
Gender
 Male 3 (75.0) 29 (60.4) 9 (56.3) 125 (60.4)
 Female 1 (25.0) 19 (39.6) 7 (43.7) 82 (39.6)
Age
 Mean (SD) 40.6 (10.3) 36.0 (6.7) 49.9 (14.3) 39.8 (8.5)
Education level
 Junior College 0 5 (10.4)   
 Bachelor’s degree 4 (100.0) 40 (83.3)   179 (86.5)
 Master’s degree and above 0 3 (6.3)   28 (13.5)
Participants
 Outpatient doctor   20 (41.7)   
 Emergency doctor   20 (41.7)   
 Nurse   8 (16.7)   
Working experiences before the ban implementation
 Both OD and ED     84 (40.6)
 Only OD     94 (45.4)
 Only ED     29 (14.0)