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Table 1 Respondents vs non-respondents demographics from AMA Masterfile

From: Are surgeons and anesthesiologists lying to each other or gaming the system? A national random sample survey about “truth-telling practices” in the perioperative setting in the United States

   Anesthesiologist Surgeon
Age, mean (95 % CI) Respondents 51.6 (49.8–53.3) 53.4 (52.8–54.2)
Non-respondents 51.6 (50.9–52.2) 53.5 (51.1–55.8)
p value P = 0.971 P = 0.958
Male sex Respondents 99/127 (77.95 %) 69/85 (81.2 %)
Non-respondents 799/1002 (79.7 %) 942/1044 (90.2 %)
p value P = 0.638 P = 0.009
Years since graduation, mean (95 % CI) Respondents 24.0 (22.2–25.9) 26.9 (24.4–29.4)
Non-respondents 24.5 (23.9–25.2) 26.95 (26.2–27.7)
p value P = 0.624 P = 0.960