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Table 1 Participant characteristics (n = 548)

From: Naturopaths’ mobilisation of knowledge and information in clinical practice: an international cross-sectional survey

  Mean (SD) Min, max
Age (n = 520) 45.9 (12.6) 23, 81
  n %
Gender (n = 530)
Male 141 26.6
Female 388 73.2
Non-binary 1 0.2
World Health Region (n = 525)
North America 193 36.8
Latin America 60 11.4
Europe 97 18.5
Western Pacific 122 23.2
Africa/South East Asia/Eastern Mediterranean 53 10.1
Years since first qualification (n = 486)
Less than 5 years 120 24.7
Between 5 and 10 years 122 49.8
Between 11 and 15 years 78 16.1
Between 16 and 20 years 70 14.4
More than 21 years 96 19.8
Clinical practice environment
I am in a clinic by myself 180 37.2
I am in a clinic with other health professionals but no other naturopathic practitioners 110 22.7
I am in a clinic with other naturopathic practitioners but no other types of health professionals 37 7.6
I am in a clinic with other naturopathic practitioners and other health professionals 119 24.6
I am in a hospital setting 10 2.1
Other settings 28 5.8
  Mean (SD) Min, max
Clinical practice hours per week (n = 476) 22.6 (13.0) 1, 60
Patient visits per week (n = 481) 19.3 (17.7) 0, 130