Table 1: Baseline characteristics of physicians vs. control group.

Characteristics

Physicians

Non-physicians

P value

 

Primary

Tertiary

 

 

Subjects, n (%)

147 (13.2%)

123 (11.1%)

840 (75.7%)

 

Age (mean SD)

45.1 9.2

37.1 7.5

45.6 11.6

0.000*

Sex (Male/Female)

124/23

78/45

465/375

0.000*

Cancer events (%)

11 (7.5%)

2 (1.6%)

24 (2.9%)

0.008*

 

vs. indicates versus; SD indicated standard deviation; *P < 0.05, considered statistically significant.