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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the 80 participants to the survey

From: Use of thyroid hormones in hypothyroid and euthyroid patients: a THESIS* survey of Belgian specialists *THESIS: treatment of hypothyroidism in Europe by specialists: an international survey

Sex, n (%)  
Male 41 (51)
Female 39 (49)
Age, n (%)
 <  40 21 (26)
 40–60 45 (56)
 > 60 14 (18)
Years in medical practice, n (%)
 < 10 22 (27.5)
 10–30 40 (50)
 > 30 18 (22.5)
Specialtya, n (%)
 Endocrinology 59 (74)
 Internal Medicine 14 (17.5)
 Pediatric Endocrinology 15 (19)
 Nuclear Medicine 8 (10)
 Other, including Family Medicine 2 (2.5)
Type of practicea, n (%)
 University center 42 (52.5)
 Regional hospital 37 (46)
 Private clinic 4 (5)
 Other, including General practice 7 (9)
  1. a The sum of percentages exceeds 100% because some respondents had > 1 specialty and were employed in more than 1 place