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Table 1 Demographics of participants (n = 113)

From: Current management of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma in Canada

Variable Category Frequency (%)
Age in years 25-34 21 (18.6%)
  35-44 37 (32.7%)
  45-54 30 (26.5%)
  55-64 12 (10.6%)
  65-74 6 (5.3%)
  75 or older 7 (6.2%)
Practice type University/academic 63 (55.8%)
  Community or private 36 (31.9%)
  Both 14 (12.4%)
Specialty Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 50 (44.2%)
  Endocrinology 63 (55.8%)
OHNS average surgeries performed a year (n = 50) Does not perform thyroid surgeries 2 (4%)
  < 10 2 (4%)
  10 to 19 6 (12%)
  20 to 39 12 (24%)
  40 to 79 16 (32%)
  > 80 12 (24%)
Endocrinologist percentage of practice devoted to managing thyroid neoplasm patients (n = 63) < 10% 17 (27%)
  11 to 25% 32 (51%)
  26 to 50% 8 (13%)
  51 to 75% 5 (8%)
  > 75% 1 (1.6%)