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Table 1 Screening characteristics of first-degree relatives of surgeons younger than 50 years of age

From: Colorectal cancer screening behaviors of general surgeons and first-degree family members: a survey-based study

Surgeon characteristicsCRC screening for surgeons’ first-degree relativesP-value
No (n = 164)Yes (n = 210)
Sex, n
 Male141 (42.2%)193 (57.8%)0.066
 Female23 (57.5%)17 (42.5%)
Workplace, n
 State hospital48 (44.4%)60 (55.6%)0.853
 Private hospital19 (44.2%)24 (55.8%)
 Training and research hospital58 (46.0%)68 (54.0%)
 University hospital39 (40.2%)58 (59.8%)
Academic title, n
 Specialist119 (46.9%)135 (53.1%)0.179
 Associate professor36 (36.0%)64 (64.0%)
 Professor9 (45.0%)11 (55.0%)
Volume of CRC cases, n
 Low volume (< 25 cases)117 (48.1%)126 (51.9%)0.023
 High volume (≥25 cases)47 (35.9%)84 (64.1%)
  1. CRC Colorectal cancer