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Table 1 Demographic and clinical work characteristics of participants

From: Do Indonesian medical practitioners approve the availability of emergency contraception over-the-counter? A survey of general practitioners and obstetricians in Jakarta

Characteristics GP (n = 205) O&G (n = 142) Total (n = 347)
  n % n % n %
Gender       
Male 80 39 108 76 188 54
Female 125 61 34 24 159 46
Age       
Mean age (years old) 39   45   42  
Younger 121 59 51 36 172 50
Older 83 41 91 64 174 50
Missing 1     1  
Current martial status       
Single 55 27 1 1 56 16
Married 146 71 137 96 283 82
Divorced    3 2 3 1
Widow/ widower 4 2 1 1 5 1
Religion       
Islam 108 53 127 89 235 68
Catholic 39 19 5 4 44 13
Protestant 48 24 9 6 57 16
Hindu 1 0 1 1 2 1
Buddhist 7 3    7 2
Other 1 0    1 0
Missing 1     1  
Location of work       
Jakarta 187 92 131 94 318 93
Other 3 1 6 4 9 3
Both 13 6 2 1 15 4
Missing 2   3   5  
Main place of work       
Government hospital    73 58 73 23
Private hospital 5 3 38 30 43 14
Government clinic 2 1    2 1
Private clinic 80 43 15 12 95 30
Community health centre 99 53    99 32
(PUSKESMAS) 1 1    1 0
Other 18   16   34  
Provide advice on contraception in clinical work       
Yes 191 94 139 99 330 96
No 12 6 2 1 14 4
Missing 2   1   3  
Prescribed OC in the last six months       
Yes 133 66 126 89 259 75
No 70 34 15 11 85 25
Missing 2   1   3  
  1. All percentages are calculated on valid response only
  2. GP: general practitioner, O&G: obstetrician and gynaecologist, OC: oral contraception
  3. 1Younger: 21 – 40 years, older: 41 – 70 years