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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the survey sample

From: What non-clinical factors influence the general dentist–specialist relationship in Canada?

  Survey data (n, %) CDA data (n, %)
Socio-demographic factors     
Age 1123   19,992  
 40 years and younger 278 24.8 6911 34.7
 41–50 297 26.4 4969 24.9
 51–60 316 28.1 4423 22.3
 > 61 232 20.7 3609 18.1
Gender 1116   20,091  
 Male 657 58.9 11,945 59.4
 Female 459 41.1 8146 40.6
Professional factors     
Year of graduation 1281   19,927  
 < 1996 673 52.5 8941 44.9
 1997–2007 310 24.2 5083 25.5
 2008–2018 298 23.3 5903 29.6
Place of initial training 1281   20,649  
 Canadian dental faculty 951 74.2 15,413 74.6
 American dental faculty 85 6.7 1784 8.6
 International dental faculty 245 19.1 3452 16.7