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Table 1 aSocio-demographic characteristics, professional rank and workload of 203 clinicians in ICUs, PICUs, and NCUs in public secondary care hospitals in Kuwait, 2013

From: Microbiological contamination of mobile phones of clinicians in intensive care units and neonatal care units in public hospitals in Kuwait

Characteristics  
Ageb (years) Mean (standard deviation)
  39.1 (8.7)
Gender n (%)
 Male 155 (76.4)
Nationality n (%)
 Kuwaiti 30 (14.8)
 Non-Kuwaiti: Arab 131 (64.5)
 Non-Kuwaiti: Non-Arab 42 (20.7)
Professional rank n (%)
 Consultant/senior specialist/specialist/senior registrar 67 (33.0)
 Registrar 120 (59.1)
 Assistant registrar/trainee 16 (7.9)
Number of patients examined per day n (%)
 Less than 10 126 (62.0)
 10 to 15 42 (20.7)
 More than 15 35 (17.3)
  1. aICUs: intensive care units; PICUs: pediatric intensive care units; NCUs: neonatal care units
  2. bMissing for 18 participants