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Table 4 General characteristics of participants

From: National hospital quality measures for surgical site infections in South Korea: a survey among 20 expert physicians

Variables Survey 1 Survey 2
N (%)
Total 16 (100) 15 (100)
Gender Male 14 (87.5) 13 (86.7)
Female 2 (12.5) 2 (13.3)
Age (years) Mean (SD) 48.5 (5.57) 48.1 (5.48)
40s 9 (56.3) 9 (60.0)
50s 6 (37.5) 6 (40.0)
60s 1 (6.3) 0
Experience (years) Mean (SD) 21.13 (7.45) 20.67 (7.47)
10 ~ 19 5 (31.3) 5 (33.3)
20 ~ 29 9 (56.3) 8 (53.3)
30 ~ 39 2 (12.5) 2 (13.3)
Department Orthopedics 4 (25.0) 4 (26.7)
General Surgery 3 (18.8) 3 (20.0)
Infectious Disease 2 (12.5) 2 (13.3)
Cardiothoracic Surgery 2 (12.5) 2 (13.3)
Others a) 5 (31.3) 4 (26.7)
  1. Note. a) Endocrine Surgery, Urology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Ear-nose-and-throat department