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Table 2 Respondent demographics–self reported

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  
N = 128 N = 124 p value
Age, mean (95 % CI) 50.95 (49.47–52.43) 52.51 (50.62–54.39) 0.2003
Male sex 98 (77 %) 103 (83 %) 0.424
Years of practice, mean (95 % CI) 19.12 (17.62–20.62) 20.76 (18.80–22.72) 0.1881
English first language 110 (86 %) 116 (94 %) 0.059
Hospital type
 Academic <500 beds 18 (14 %) 16 (14 %) 0.486
 Academic >=500 beds 25 (20 %) 15 (13 %)  
 Non-academic <500 beds 71 (56 %) 75 (63 %)  
 Non-academic > =500 beds 14 (11 %) 13 (11 %)  
Religious
 Very 11 (9 %) 21 (13 %) 0.084
 Moderately 40 (31 %) 42 (33 %)  
 Slightly 44 (34 %) 28 (29 %)  
 Not 33 (26 %) 31 (26 %)