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Table 1 Characteristics of the doctors completing the questionnaire

From: Overuse of antibiotics for the common cold – attitudes and behaviors among doctors in rural areas of Shandong Province, China

  Healthcare institution TOTAL
County hospital Township health center Village clinic
Total number of doctors 60 98 30 188
YG county 20 22 9 51
NY county 20 40 11 71
JN county 20 36 10 66
Male (%) 26 (43) 49 (50) 22 (73) 97 (52)
Average age in years 35 36 48 38
Average working experience in years 11 14 26 15
Doctors with degree of bachelor or above (%) 46 (77) 32 (33) 0 (0) 78 (41)