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Table 1 Description of study participants

From: Assessing health-related quality of life in urology – a survey of 4500 German urologists

  Female n = 239 Male n = 1318 Total n = 1557
Agea
Mean age in years (SD) Range 43.8 (8.1) 31–72 50.4 (9.8) 27–90 49.4 (9.8) 27–90
Consultant
Consultants (%) 88.3 95.8 94.6
Number of years as Consultant (mean (SD))b 11 (8.2) 17 (10.0) 16.2 (10.0)
Working Environmentc
Private Practice (%) [eigene Niederlassung]d 19.8 32.0 30.1
Group (private) Practice (%)[Gemeinschaftspraxis]d 20.3 26.1 25.2
Certified Prostate Centers (%)[zertifiziertes Prostatazentrum]d 6.9 8.7 8.4
District hospital (%) [Maximalversorger]5 34.9 20.0 22.3
Community hospital (%) [Schwerpunktversorger]d 15.1 16.3 16.1
General hospital (%) [Regelversorger]d 12.9 12.4 12.5
  1. a6 (4 females and 32 males) have not provided their age
  2. b118 (34 females und 84 males) have not provided the year of their consultant exam
  3. cPercentages based on 1.515 due to missing information
  4. dGerman translation