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Table 1 Provider characteristics of survey respondents

From: Perceptions of pediatric nephrologists regarding timing of dialysis initiation in children in Canada

Provider characteristics Number Percentage (%)
Years in practice   
 0–5 6 17
 6–10 10 29
 11–15 5 14
 16–20 7 20
 >20 7 20
Weeks covering hemodialysis   
 0–6 7 20
 7–12 13 37
 13–18 6 17
 >19 9 26
Weeks covering peritoneal dialysisa   
 0–6 7 21
 7–12 12 35
 13–18 6 18
 >19 9 26
Funding model   
 Alternate funding plan 19 54
 Fee for service 1 3
 Mixed model 15 43
Primary way to stay up to date on current literature   
 Conferences 6 17
 Local rounds presentations/journal clubs 7 20
 Regular journal reading 10 29
 Journal reading as needed around patient care 12 34
  1. The total number of respondents to the survey was 40. Unless otherwise indicated, the number of respondents to each question was 35
  2. aDenotes a question with 34 respondents