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Table 2 Screening characteristics of surgeons aged 50 years and older

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

Surgeon characteristicsCRC screening status of the surgeonsP-value
No (n = 82)Yes (n = 74)
Sex, n
 Male79 (52.7%)71 (47.3%)1.000
 Female3 (50.0%)3 (50.0%)
Workplace, n
 State hospital20 (55.6%)16 (44.4%)0.807
 Private hospital15 (50.0%)15 (50.0%)
 Training and research hospital24 (57.1%)18 (42.9%)
 University hospital23 (47.9%)25 (52.1%)
Academic title, n
 Specialist45 (60.0%)30 (40.0%)0.067
 Associate professor11 (61.1%)7 (38.9%)
 Professor26 (41.3%)37 (58.7%)
Volume of CRC cases, n
 Low volume (< 25 cases)60 (59.4%)41 (40.6%)0.020
 High volume (≥25 cases)22 (40.0%)33 (60.0%)
Family history, n
 No76 (57.6%)56 (42.4%)0.003
 Yes6 (25.0%)18 (75.0%)
  1. CRC Colorectal cancer