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Table 1 Characteristics of the GP and HP

From: Morphinofobia: the situation among the general population and health care professionals in North-Eastern Portugal

Variables GP n (%) HP n (%) P- Value
Sex of respondents (GP n = 176-H P n = 412)    
Male 82 (42) 108 (26,2) 0,000*
Female 111 (58) 304 (73,8)  
Age of respondents (GP n = 174 -H P n = 396)    
18-25 years 27 (15,5) 82(19,9)  
26-65 years 102 (58,6) 313(76,0) 0,000*
>65 44 (25,9) 1 (0,2)  
No response 3 16  
Level of training (GP n = 176 -H P n = 412)    
Without schooling 36 (20,5)   
Only primary 50 (28,4)   
Secondary school 46 (26,1)   0,000*
High school 20 (11,4) 366 (88,8)  
High school 20 (11,4) 366 (88,8)  
University 24 (13,6) 46 (11,2)  
No response 18 -  
Place of living (GP n = 176 - HP n = 409)    
Rural 78 (44,3) 123 (24,4)  
Urban 98 (55,6) 284 (75,6) 0,001*
Other - 5  
No response 17 -  
Religion (GP n = 175 - HP n = 408)    
Catholic 152 (86,9) 385 (93,4)  
Jewish 1 (0,6) 2 (0,5)  
Jehovah 22 (12,6) 2 (0,5) 0,000*
Protestant - 7 (1,7)  
Other   16 (3,9)  
No response 18 -  
  1. * Significant difference P-value ≤ 0.05