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Table 1 Survey Respondent Demographics (N = 223)

From: Extent, nature and consequences of performing outside scope of training in global health

Demographic Description n %
Degreea MD/DO 183 82.1
RN 8 3.6
Physician assistant/nurse practitioner 8 3.6
Other 24 10.8
Medical Disciplinea Internal or Family Medicine 62 27.8
Other specialties 161 72.2
Professional Statusa Licensed practitioner 146 65.5
Trainee 65 29.1
Fellow 15 6.7
Resident 34 15.2
Medical student 15 6.7
Other clinical field 1 0.4
Other 12 5.4
Training Region North America 134 84.3
Other 25 15.7
Latin American/Caribbean 7 4.4
South Asia 5 3.1
Europe and Central Asia 4 2.5
Sub-Saharan Africa 4 2.5
Middle East and North Africa 1 0.6
Unknown 64
STEGH Professional Rolea Clinical 191 85.7
Non-clinical 32 14.4
STEGH World Bank Regiona Sub-Saharan Africa 109 48.9
Latin American and Caribbean 107 48.0
South Asia 44 19.7
East Asia and Pacific 25 11.2
North America 17 7.5
Middle East and North Africa 12 5.4
Europe and Central Asia 7 3.1
STEGH Locationa Urban 135 60.5
Rural 115 51.6
District/village 91 40.8
Peri-urban 41 18.4
Other 4 1.8
STEGH Organization Typea NGOs and other non-profits 143 64.1
University 99 44.4
Governmental 58 26.0
International bilateral, multilateral, and health care foundations 28 12.6
Other 13 5.8
STEGH Care Settinga Specialty hospital or national referral center 94 42.2
Primary level or district hospital 93 41.7
Community health workers in home or village setting 73 32.7
Primary care clinic 68 30.5
Health center or dispensary 37 16.6
Other 23 10.3
Returned to STEGH location Non-returner (1 trip) 19 8.5
Returner (2–5 trips) 116 52.0
Frequent returner (6 or more trips) 63 28.3
No response 25 11.2
  1. aCategories were not mutually exclusive