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Table 1 Sociodemographic and practice characteristics of the physicians who participated in this study (n = 50)

From: Which potential harms and benefits of using ginger in the management of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy should be addressed? a consensual study among pregnant women and gynecologists

Characteristic Number of participants Percent
Gender
 Male 29 58
 Female 21 42
Age (years)
  < 40 27 54
  ≥ 40 23 46
Qualifications/specialty
 MD/PhD 4 8
 MD/Obstetrics & Gynecology 39 78
 MD/Public health 7 14
Employer
 Private clinic 13 26
 Hospital 30 60
 Other healthcare organization (WHO, University, …etc) 7 14
Year of graduation/obtaining licensure
 1965–1979 3 6
 1980–1994 13 26
 1995–2009 21 42
 2010-Present 13 26
Experience (years)
  ≤ 5 15 30
 6–10 13 26
 11–20 11 22
  ≥ 21 11 22
  1. MD Doctor of Medicine; PhD Doctor of Philosophy; WHO World Health Organization