Table 2

Demographic information

Country income leveln (%)Age (years)n (%)
 HIC21 (19) 18–308 (7)
 U-MIC80 (74) 31–4528 (26)
 L-MIC7 (6) 46–6047 (44)
Hospital zone >6025 (23)
 Rural85 (79)Years practiced*
 Suburban22 (20) Student1 (1)
 Urban1 (1) 1–1015 (14)
Hospital size (number of beds) 11–2028 (26)
 <5015 (14) 21–3037 (34)
 50–14928 (26) >3027 (25)
 150–30031 (29)Service
 >30032 (30) General surgery62 (57)
 I don’t know2 (2) Emergency/trauma care26 (24)
 Intensive care unit7 (6)
 Other13 (12)
  • *Years practiced include all years providing care after graduating from medical school, including residency.

  • HIC, high-income country; L-MIC, low-middle-income country; U-MIC, upper-middle-income country.