Table 2

Response rates and characteristics of respondents by care giver type

CharacteristicsPhysicianNurseTotal
Response rate (returned/administered)61.7% (734/1190)75.9% (615/810)67.5% (1349/2000)
Age (years), mean±SD33.8±7.931.7±5.932.8±7.2
Percentage (n) female32.8 (241)98.2 (604)62.6 (845)
No of years working at current hospital, mean±SD6.4±5.98.1±6.37.2±6.1