Table 1

Basic characteristics of the sample of physicians

GenderYears of clinical experienceHow often do you encounter sciatica patients in your practice, as estimated by respondentDuration of interview in minutes
GP1Female5Bimonthly42
GP2Male31Monthly42
GP3Male24Bimonthly34
GP4Male13Bimonthly60
GP5Female10Monthly40
GP6Male16Twice a month52
GP7Male15Twice a month31
PT1Male15Rarely61
PT2Male8Quarterly52
PT3Male7Bimonthly79
N1Male20Daily63
N2Female27Daily25
N3Male18Daily60
N4Male8Daily30
N5Male6Daily43
N6Male4Daily51
NS1Male6Daily48
NS2Male3Daily56
NS3Male10Daily23
NS4Male11Daily59
NS5Male1Daily60
NS6Male12Daily61
  • GP, general practitioner.