Table 1

Self-identified demographic characteristics

Female (n=565)151 (27%)
Age range (years) (n=565)
 <40*157 (28%)*
 40–50191 (34%)
 50–60171 (30%)
 >6046 (8%)
Member of an ethic minority group (n=566)152 (27%)
Stage/status (n=560)
 Consultant458 (82%)
 Trainee96 (17%)
 Staff grade6 (1%)
Major specialty (n=560)
 Physician539 (98%)
 Surgeon7 (1%)
 Other1%
Subspecialty (n=558)
 Hepatology101 (18%)
 Endoscopy81 (14.5%)
 Luminal237 (42%)
 None93 (17%)
 Other46 (8%)
Substantive (n=551)
 Yes642 (98%)
 No9 (2%)
Hours worked (n=539)
 >90% Whole Time Equivalent (WTE)487 (90%)
Current work status (n=562)
 Working520 (92%)
 Retired6 (1%)
 Retired then returned19 (3%)
 On sick leave (>4 weeks)3 (1%)
 Other14 (3%)
Type of hospital (n=558)
 District General Hospital (DGH)295 (53%)
 University263 (47%)
Marital status (n=563)
 Married455 (81%)
 Single55 (10%)
 Cohabiting34 (6%)
 Separated19 (3%)
  • Total number of informative respondents in parenthesis.

  • *Including eight respondents<30 years.