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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Position within the hospital and role in the emergency department of emergency physicians in the Netherlands: a national survey

 Frequency (%)Median (IQR)No. of missing answers (%)
Number of EPsSee Additional file 29 (6.0–11.25)1 (2)
Number of female EPsSee Additional file 26 (4.0–7.0)0 (0)
Number of male EPsSee Additional file 22 (2.0–4.0)3 (5.9)
Number of fteSee Additional file 27.8 (5.17–9.7)2 (4)
Number of years hospital has employed EPsSee Additional file 29.0 (7.0–11.0)10 (19.6)
Average number of years of experience as EP for complete CBa
 0–514 (28.6)N/A2 (4)
 5–1030 (61.2)  
 10–155 (10.2)  
Average age of EPs of CB in yearsa
 30–359 (18)N/A1 (2)
 35–4028 (56)  
 40–4513 (26)  
Contains EPs who completed emergency residency outside the Netherlandsb
 Yes2 (3.9)N/A0 (0)
Contains EBEEM-certified EPsb
 Yes3 (5.9)N/A0 (0)
Number of ED locations
 139 (76.5)1 (1.0–1.0)0 (0)
 210 (19.6)  
 32 (3.9)  
Teaching hospital
 Yes24 (47.0)N/A0 (0)
Academic hospital
 Yes5 (9.8)N/A0 (0)
  1. EBEEM European Board Examination in Emergency Medicine, N/A not applicable
  2. aAsked as categorical variable, no median available
  3. bAll CBs for whom this was applicable replied that they employed one EBEEM-certified EP or EP trained abroad