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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Chinese medical teachers’ cultural attitudes influence palliative care education: a qualitative study

Category Number (n=28)
Sex
 Male 13 (46,4%)
 Female 15 (53,6%)
University
 Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 15 (53,6%)
 Tongji University, Shanghai 3 (10,7%)
 Peking University, Beijing 2 (7,1%)
 University of Science and Technology, Hefei 5 (17,9%)
 Southeast University, Nanjing 1 (3,6%)
 Jinan University, Guangzhou 1 (3,6%)
 South Medical University, Guangzhou 1 (3,6%)
Function
 Key person in palliative care education (responsible for form and content of palliative care education) 0
 Key person in medical education (responsible for form and content of medical education) 7 (25%)
 Medical Teacher working in the field of palliative care 10 (35,7%)
 Medical Teacher 28 (100%)
Positions
 Hospital President 1 (3,6%)
 Hospital Vice President 4 (14,3%)
 Medical College Vice Director 1 (3,6%)
 Chief of Teaching Office in Hospital with affiliated Medical College 1 (3,6%)
 Department Director 3 (10,7%)
 Department Vice Director 1 (3,6%)
 Department Secretary of Teaching 1 (3,6%)
 Medical College/University Professor 7 (25%)
 Medical College/University Associate Professor 2 (7,1%)
 Attending
  Oncology 7 (25%)
  Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 1 (3,6%)
  Gynecology 1 (3,6%)
  Gastroenterology 2 (7,1%)
  Anaesthesia 2 (7,1%)
  Traditional Chinese Medicine 1 (3,6%)
  Thoracic Surgery 1 (3,6%)
  Traumatology 1 (3,6%)
  Orthopedic Surgery 1 (3,6%)
  Traditional Chinese Medicine 2 (7,1%)
  Radiation Oncology 3 (10,7%)
  Pulmonology 1 (3,6%)
  Nuclear Medicine 1 (3,6%)
  Urology 1 (3,6%)
  Nephrology 1 (3,6%)
  Geriatrics 1 (3,6%)
 Resident
  Geriatrics 1 (3,6%)
Clinical Experience  
 >  15 years 14 (50%)
 <  15 years 7 (25%)
 No clinical experience 1 (3,6%)
 Unknown 6 (21,4%)