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Table 1 Demographic data of the included respondents (N = 139)

From: Management of complex renal cysts in Canada: results of a survey study

VariablesN (%)
Years in independent practice
1 to 556 (40.3)
6 to 1029 (20.9)
11 to 1521 (15.1)
 > 1533 (23.7)
Fellowship training
Urologic oncology46 (33.1)
Endourology/Minimally invasive surgery30 (21.6)
Other fellowship23 (16.6)
No fellowship training40 (28.8)
Type of practice
Academic hospital71 (51.1)
Community or rural hospital66 (47.5)
Office-based practice2 (1.4)
Area of practice
British Columbia10 (7.2)
Prairies18 (13.0)
Ontario59 (42.5)
Quebec43 (30.9)
Atlantic Canada9 (6.5)
Annual number of new complex renal cysts cases (Bosniak III-IV)
1–524 (17.3)
6–1042 (30.2)
11–2055 (39.6)
21–3010 (7.2)
 > 308 (5.8)