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Table 1 Characteristics of interviewees

From: Practitioners’ perspectives on evaluating treatment outcomes in traditional Chinese medicine

  Practitioners
N = 9
Gender
 Female 6 (66.7)
 Male 3 (33.3)
Academic background
 TCM 6 (66.7)
 Integration 3 (33.3)
Education background
 Bachelor’s 1 (11.1)
 Master’s 1 (11.1)
 Doctorate 7 (77.8)
Professional title
 Associate chief physician 2 (22.2)
 Chief physician 7 (77.8)
Physician specialty
 Internal medicine 3 (33.3)
 Acupuncture 3 (33.3)
 Gynecology 1 (11.1)
 Pediatrics 2 (22.2)
Years of experience 22(3–37)
Interview length (minutes) 27(10)
  1. Results are number (%) for all variables, except median (range) for years of experience and mean (sd) for interview length.