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Table 1 Summary of demographic and working experience of the study sample

From: Use of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) by orthopedic surgeons in Saudi Arabia

  N (%)
Gender
 Female 36 (13.7%)
 Male 226 (86.3%)
Age (years)
 < 34 75 (28.66%)
 35 to 44 102 (38.9%)
 45 to 54 53 (20.2%)
 > 55 32 (12.21%)
Years of clinical experience (years)
 0 to 4 44 (16.8%)
 5 to 9 57 (21.8%)
 10 to 14 69 (26.3%)
 15 to 19 40 (15.3%)
 20 or more 52 (19.8%)
Familiarity with existing universal PROMs
 No 155 (59.2%)
 Yes 107 (40.8%)
Familiarity with specific PROMs for trauma and orthopedic patients
 No 110 (42.0%)
 Yes 152 (58.0%)
Current use of PROMs
 Both, in daily clinical work and research 6 (2.29%)
 No, I do not use PROMs 181 (69.1%)
 Yes, for research purposes only 45 (17.2%)
 Yes, infrequently in daily clinical work 17 (6.49%)
 Yes, regularly in daily clinical work 13 (4.96%)