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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants and their patients (n = 82)

From: Primary care physicians’ role perception and self-reported performance in glaucoma care: a survey study

Characteristics  
Age, years mean (SD) 43 (11), range 27–64
Gender, n (%)
 Men 31 (38)
 Women 51 (62)
Years since medical school graduation, mean (SD) 15 (11), range 2–40
Place of medical school graduation, n (%)
 Israel 46 (56)
 Former Soviet Union 16 (20)
 Europe (excluding the Soviet Union) 15 (18)
 Other 5 (6)
Glaucoma among participants (self report), n (%) 3 (4)
Glaucoma among family members, n (%) 10 (12)
Main place of work, n (%)
 Community clinic 63 (77)
 Hospital 19 (23)
Estimated number of patients > 40 years old, n (%)
 <500 28 (34)
 500≤ 35 (43)
 Don’t know 19 (23)
Estimated number of glaucoma patients, n (%)
 <20 34 (42)
 20≤ 29 (35)
 Don’t know 19 (23)