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Table 1 Demographic data of participants (N = 340)

From: Delivery of paediatric rheumatology care: a survey of current clinical practice in Southeast Asia and Asia-Pacific regions

Participants n (%)
Job roles
 General paediatrician 177 (52.1)
 Adult rheumatologist 63 (18.5)
 Paediatric rheumatologist 51 (15)
 Other specialista 38 (11.2)
 General physician 5 (1.5)
 Otherb 5 (1.5)
 Unidentified 1 (0.3)
Practice settings
 Public clinical practice 141 (41.5)
 Academic centre/ teaching hospital 132 (38.8)
 Private clinical practice 97 (28.5)
 Mix of government funded and private practice 10 (2.9)
Practice durations, years
 Less than 5 55 (16.2)
 5–10 93 (27.4)
 10–15 65 (19.2)
 15–20 67 (19.8)
 20–30 46 (13.6)
 30–40 8 (2.4)
 More than 40 5 (1.5)
Time devoted to paediatric rheumatology patient care
 Less than 25% 195 (59.1)
 26–50% 35 (10.6)
 51–75% 7 (2.1)
 More than 75% 33 (10)
 Unidentified 60 (18.2)
  1. aIncluded 16 paediatric nephrologists, 5 paediatric allergists, 4 paediatric orthopaedic surgeons, 3 neonatologists, 3 paediatric cardiologists, 1 paediatric haemato-oncologist, 1 paediatric infectious disease specialist, 1 paediatric pulmonologist, and 4 others unidentified
  2. bIncluded 1 nurse, 2 medical students, and 2 medical officers