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Table 1 Clinician Demographics

From: The use of intravenous iron in pregnancy: for whom and when? A survey of Australian and New Zealand obstetricians

  Frequency (n) Percentage (%)
Clinician type (n = 457)
 Obstetricians 69 15.1
 Both obstetricians and gynaecologists 388 84.9
Time since obtaining FRANZCOG or overseas equivalent (n = 444)
  < 5 years 104 23.4
 5–9 years 74 16.7
 10–19 years 115 25.9
 20 years or more 148 33.3
 Prefer not to say 3 0.7
Area of practice (n = 444)
 New South Wales 116 26.1
 Victoria 91 20.5
 Queensland 83 18.7
 Western Australia 42 9.5
 North Island New Zealand 35 7.9
 South Australia 30 6.8
 South Island New Zealand 19 4.3
 Tasmania 10 2.3
 Australian Capital Territory 8 1.8
 Prefer not to say 6 1.4
 Northern Territory 4 0.9
Practice setting (n = 444)a
 Metropolitan public hospital 239 53.8
 Metropolitan private hospital 170 38.3
 Non-metropolitan public hospital 107 24.1
 Non-metropolitan private hospital 33 7.4
 Prefer not to say 3 0.7
 Otherb 3 0.7
Births per annum in largest hospital of practice (n = 444)
  < 1000 73 16.4
 1000–2499 119 26.8
 2500–3999 106 23.9
 4000 or more 146 32.9
Number of women with IDAP treated per annum (n = 419)
  < 10 42 10.0
 10–24 108 25.8
 25–49 99 23.6
  ≥ 50 141 33.7
 Not sure 29 6.9
Number of women with ID without anaemia treated per annum (n = 413)
  < 10 70 16.9
 10–24 91 22.0
 25–49 65 15.7
  ≥ 50 136 32.9
 Not sure 51 12.3
  1. Abbreviations: FRANZCOG Fellowship of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; IDAP iron-deficiency anaemia in pregnancy; ID, iron deficiency
  2. aAble to select multiple practice settings
  3. bOther practice settings (n = 3) included country practice, academia and private practice