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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the survey-participating physicians

From: Patterns of hydroxyurea use and clinical outcomes among patients with polycythemia vera in real-world clinical practice: a chart review

  Total physician sample (N = 329)
Sex, n (%)  
 Male 256 (77.8)
 Female 51 (15.5)
 Decline to provide 22 (6.7)
Years of age, n (%)  
 <35 11 (3.3)
 35‒44 118 (35.9)
 45‒54 105 (31.9)
 55‒64 70 (21.3)
 >65 6 (1.8)
 Prefer not to state 19 (5.8)
Office location, n (%)  
 Major metropolitan area, population >500,000 116 (35.3)
 Urban area, population between 100,000 and 500,000 98 (29.8)
 Suburb of a large city, population >100,000 73 (22.2)
 Small city, population between 30,000 and 100,000 22 (6.7)
 Rural or small town, population <30,000 20 (6.1)
Practice type, n (%)  
 Solo practice 23 (7.0)
 Single-specialty group practice 189 (57.4)
 Multi-specialty group practice 117 (35.6)
Self-reported medical specialty, n (%)  
 Hematology 21 (6.4)
 Oncology (medical oncologist) 51 (15.5)
 Hematology-oncology 257 (78.1)
Years practicing  
 Mean ± SD 13.8 ± 6.8
Number of patients with PV under care in past 12 mo  
 Mean ± SD 55.1 ± 75.2
  1. PV polycythemia vera