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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the physicians

From: Quality of life assessment in preterm children: physicians’ knowledge, attitude, belief, practice - a KABP study

Population 1st round of questioning 2nd round of questioning
n (%)* n (%)*
Male gender 48 (61.5) 36 (61.0)
Experience   
Senior 72 (92.3) 56 (95.0)
Junior 6 (7.7) 3 (5.0)
Specialties   
Obstetrics 19 (24.4) 10 (17.0)
Neonatal medicine 45 (57.7) 36 (61.0)
Paediatric neurology 14 (17.9) 13 (22.0)
Type of practice with EP Children   
Perinatal period only 19 (24.4) 10 (16.9)
Overall management** 34 (43.6) 27 (45.8)
Other 25 (32.0) 22 (37.3)
Practice of long-term follow-up ** 25 (32.0) 22 (37.3)
Experience with EP Children   
≤ 10 years 24 (30.8) 19 (32.2)
> 10 years 54 (69.2) 40 (67.8)
  1. * The% is expressed as the percentage of respondents to the question.
  2. ** Overall management is defined as perinatal and short-term management (during hospitalization) and long-term management (follow-up beyond the age of 4 years).
  3. EP Children, extremely preterm children.