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Table 2 Determinants of responding physical therapists (online questionnaire)

From: Current use and barriers and facilitators for implementation of standardised measures in physical therapy in the Netherlands

  Private practices physical
therapists
Nurse home physical
therapists
National KNGF-data
2005
Respondents n = 394 n = 74 n = 13.355
Sex (male) 49.2% 28.6% 49,4%
Age (average., SD), yr 41.8 (10.1) 35.5 (9.7) 43 yr
Work experience (average., SD), yr 17.9 (10.2) 11.7 (9.0)  
Number of working hours/wk (median) 33 or more 25-32 36,7
Number of patients/wk (median)* 16-20 6-10 56
Number of used measurement instruments    
1-2: 48% 29%  
3-5: 36% 36%  
6-10: 13% 28%  
11-20: 3% 7%  
≥ 21: 0% n.a.  
Number of used measurement instruments in    
0 of every 5 treated patients: 14% 0%  
1 of every 5: 33% 29%  
2 of every 5: 17% 29%  
3 of every 5: 17% 29%  
4 of every 5: 11% 13%  
5 of every 5: 8% 0%  
  1. yr = years; n = number of respondents; SD = standard deviation
  2. KNGF = Royal Dutch Physiotherapy Society [30]
  3. *A substantial number of responding physical therapists were working part-time.