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Table 2 Characteristics of health care professional participants

From: Complementary and alternative medicine use in oncology: A questionnaire survey of patients and health care professionals

Variables Number of Participants Number of CAM Users (%) p value (χ2)
Total 156 62 (39.7)  
Gender    0.001
   Male 38 7 (18.4)  
   Female 118 55 (46.6)  
Age* 31.1 ± 7.3 33.3 ± 8.6 0.001
Ethnicity    0.211
   Caucasian 136 56 (41.2)  
   Non-Caucasian 18 5  
   Missing 1 1  
Professions    0.050
   Doctors 59 17 (28.8)  
   Nurses 61 27 30 (49.2)  
   Physiotherapists 27 10 (37.0)  
   Pharmacists 5 4 (80.0)  
   Occupational therapists 2 0  
   S&L therapists 2 1  
  1. * mean ± standard deviation
  2. student's t-test
  3. S&L therapists, speech and language therapists