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Table 2 Sex according to profession

From: Complementary and conventional providers in cancer care: experience of communication with patients and steps to improve communication with other providers

Profession Total Females Males No sex reported
  n (%)a n (%) n (%) n (%)
Oncology doctor 32 (5.3) 7 (21.9) 16 (50.0) 9 (28.1)
Family physician 124 (20.5) 63 (50.8) 56 (45.2) 5 (4.0)
Nurse 118 (19.5) 70 (59.3) 0 (0.0) 48 (40.7)
Conventional health care provider with dual training 1 (0.2) 1 (100) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Acupuncturist 212 (35.0) 126 (59.4) 30 (14.2) 56 (26.4)
Massage therapist 128 (21.1) 75 (58.6) 17 (13.3) 36 (28.1)
Reflexologist/zonetherapist 42 (6.9) 29 (69.0) 3 (7.1) 10 (23.8)
  1. aPercentage of the total studied population reporting their profession. Due to the possibility of multiple answers, the sum exceeds 100%
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