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Table 1 Respondents’ characteristics

From: Use of thyroid hormones in hypothyroid and euthyroid patients: a 2020 THESIS questionnaire survey of members of the Czech Society of Endocrinology

  Number Percentage of all respondents
Gender
 Female 112 71.3%
 Male 45 28.7%
Age
 20–30 0 0%
 31–40 24 15.3%
 41–50 73 46.5%
 51–60 32 20.4%
 61–70 18 11.5%
  > 70 10 6.4%
Years in clinical practice
 0–10 13 8.3%
 11–20 45 28.7%
 21–30 56 35.7%
 31–40 28 17.8%
  > 40 15 9.5%
Specialty*
 Endocrinology 147 93.6%
 Internal medicine 83 52.9%
 Paediatric endocrinology 23 14.6%
 Family medicine 6 3.8%
 Nuclear medicine 3 1.9%
 Other 18 11.5%
 More than one 105 66.9%
Type of practice*
 University centre 40 25.5%
 Regional hospital 33 21.0%
 Private clinic 0 0%
 General practice 8 5.1%
 Basic researcher 2 1.3%
 Specialist practice 116 73.9%
 More than one 37 23.6%
Treating thyroid patients
 Daily 128 81.5%
 Weekly 28 17.8%
 Rarely 1 0.6%
Number of treated patients
  > 100 patients/year 126 80.2%
 51–100 patients/year 24 15.3%
 10–50 patients/year 7 4.5%
  1. *The sum of percentages exceeds 100% because 105 respondents had more than one specialty or were employed in more than one medical unit