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Table 1 Demographic data and characteristics of participants (n = 109)

From: Physicians’ knowledge, perceived barriers, and practices regarding cancer pain management: a cross-sectional study from Palestine

Characteristics Number (%), N = 109
Age (years)
 Less than 40 85 (78.0)
 40 or more 24 (22.0)
Gender
 Male 97 (89.0)
 Female 12 (11.0)
Country of education
 Palestine 34 (31.2)
 Abroad 75 (68.8)
Type of work
 Governmental 80 (73.4)
 Private sector 25 (22.9)
 Both 4 (3.7)
Professional level
 General practitioner 30 (27.5)
 Resident 47 (43.1)
 Specialist 32 (29.4)
Clinical specialty
 General practitioner 30 (27.5)
 Internal medicine 29 (26.6)
 Surgeon 24 (22.0)
 Paediatrician 10 (9.2)
 Othera 16 (14.7)
Years of experience
 Less than 10 years 80 (73.4)
 10 years or more 29 (26.6)
  1. aOther includes medical oncology, family medicine, gynaecology, nephrology, emergency medicine and intensive care medicine