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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Management of medical emergencies in orthodontic practice

Study sample
n = 105
Male, n= 55 (52.4%) Female, n= 50 (47.6%)
Mean SD Min. Max. Mean SD Min. Max.
 Age (y) 50.6 10.1 31 72 42.7 9.1 31 61
 Experience (y) 20.0 10.9 3 41 13.1 9.0 2 33
Professional setting Male,n(%) Female,n(%)
 Practice owner 40 (72.7%) 26 (52%)
 Practice owner and locum 1 (1.8%) 2 (4%)
 Practice owner and academic 4 (7.2%) 3 (6%)
 Locum 8 (14.5%) 18 (36%)
 Locum and academic 1 (1.8%) 0
 Academic 1 (1.8%) 1 (2%)
Orthodontic training location Male,n(%) Female,n(%)
 Amsterdam 16 (29.1%) 21 (42%)
 Nijmegen 12 (21.8%) 13 (26%)
 Groningen 7 (12.7%) 7 (14%)
 Abroad 20 (36.4%) 9 (18%)
  1. Overview of sample size, age, years of experience, professional setting, and where the training of the orthodontists is by gender
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