Table 1

Demographics

CharacteristicOverall
(n=249)
Americas (n=87)Australia and New Zealand (n=76)Europe and surrounding countries (n=86)P value
Age, years
 <301 (0.4)0 (0)0 (0)1 (1.15)0.34
 30–45105 (42.2)40 (46)29 (38.2)36 (41.85)
 46–60115 (46.2)34 (39.1)38 (50)43 (50)
 >6028 (11.2)13 (14.9)9 (11.8)6 (7)
Sex n=248 n=86
 Female86 (34.7)45 (52.3)11 (14.5)30 (34.9)<0.01
 Male162 (65.3)41 (47.7)65 (85.5)56 (65.1)
Years in practice
 1–554 (21.7)20 (23)22 (28.9)12 (13.9)0.10
 6–1039 (15.7)16 (18.4)7 (9.2)16 (18.6)
 11–1538 (15.3)13 (14.9)11 (14.5)14 (16.3)
 16–2040 (16)8 (9.2)12 (15.8)20 (23.3)
 >2078 (31.3)30 (34.5)24 (31.6)24 (27.9)
What is your practice setting?*
 Private (solo or small group)65 (26.1)16 (18.4)39 (51.3)10 (11.6)<0.01
 Multispecialty group33 (13.3)23 (26.4)4 (5.2)6 (7)<0.01
 Academic/University affiliated134 (53.8)55 (63.2)31 (40.8)48 (55.8)0.01
 Government affiliated hospital77 (30.9)4 (4.6)37 (48.7)36 (41.9)<0.01
 Other2 (0.8)1 (1.1)1 (1.3)0 (0)
Number of rectal prolapse surgeries per year
 <10107 (43.5)35 (40.2)46 (60.5)29 (33.7)<0.01
 10–20119 (48.4)42 (48.3)28 (36.8)49 (57)
 21–4016 (6.5)7 (8)1 (1.3)8 (9.3)
 41–602 (0.8)1 (1.2)1 (1.3)0 (0)
 >602 (0.8)2 (2.3)0 (0)0 (0)
  • *Multiple responses per participant allowed, therefore percentages reflect the proportion of participants who chose that response and may total over 100.