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Table 3 Participants’ demographic characteristics

From: Italian physiotherapists’ knowledge of and adherence to osteoarthritis clinical practice guidelines: a cross-sectional study

Demographic Characteristics
Age (years)(mean,(SD)) 35.77 (13.3)
Sex (female); (male) (N (%)): 387 (47); 435 (53)
Years of Practice (N (%)):
 Less than 1 year 87 (11)
 From 1 to 5 years 319 (39)
 From 6 to 10 years 149 (18)
 More than 10 years 267 (32)
Highest Academic Level Reached (N (%)):
 Bachelor of Science (BSc)/Equivalent title 282 (34)
 Post-Graduate I Level Degree* 382 (47)
 Master of Science (MSc)/Post-Graduate II Level Degree† 122 (15)
 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 36 (4)
Read at least one osteoarthritis CPGs (N (%)):
 Yes 465 (57)
 No 357 (43)
  1. Legend: N, number; %, percentage; *Academic degree that can be gained after BSc (Italian education system); † Academic degree that can be gained after MSc (Italian education system)