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Table 1 Demographics and professional characteristics of the participants (N = 1501)

From: Oncology practitioners’ perspectives and practice patterns of post-treatment cancer survivorship care in the Asia-Pacific region: results from the STEP study

Characteristics N (%)
Country
  Australia
  Hong Kong
  China
  Japan
  South Korea
  Thailand
  Singapore
  India
  Myanmar
  Philippines
163 (10.9)
100 (6.7)
317 (21.1)
209 (13.9)
100 (6.7)
200 (13.3)
147 (9.8)
103 (6.9)
110 (7.3)
52 (3.5)
Age
  18–29
  30–39
  40–49
  50–59
  60 and above
399 (26.6)
603 (40.3)
295 (19.7)
172 (11.5)
29 (1.9)
Years of experience in cancer care
  <1 year
  1–5 years
  6–10 years
  11–20 years
  >20 years
106 (7.1)
447 (29.8)
409 (27.2)
386 (25.7)
149 (9.9)
Professional disciplines
  Physicians
  Nurses
  Allied-health
250 (16.7)
1192 (79.4)
59 (3.9)
Work status
  Full Time
  Part Time
1410 (93.9)
90 (6.0)
Highest qualifications
  Hospital Certificate
  Diploma
  Bachelor Degree
  Graduate Diploma/Certificate
  Master
  Doctorate/Doctor of Medicine
37 (2.5)
256 (17.2)
666 (44.8)
194 (13.0)
230 (15.5)
105 (7.1)
Work settings
  Public
  Private
  Mixed
958 (63.9)
446 (29.8)
95 (6.3)
Patient setting
  Adults
  Paediatrics
  Mixed
1220 (81.4)
22 (1.5)
256 (17.1)
Geographical location of workplace
  Metropolitan
  Regional
  Rural
  Mixed
1263 (84.4)
76 (5.1)
23 (2.3)
124 (8.3)