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Table 1 Demographics of survey respondents, grouped by pulmonary provider type (e.g. cystic fibrosis (CF) or non-CF providers)

From: Lung transplant referral practice patterns: a survey of cystic fibrosis physicians and general pulmonologists

 All RespondentsCF ProvidersNon-CF Providers
N = 68N = 43N = 25
Hospital directly affiliated with a lung transplant center, n (%)24 (35%)13 (30%)11 (44%)
Primary patient population, n (%)
 Pediatric27 (40%)27 (63%)0
 Adult41 (60%)16 (37%)25 (100%)
Years independently practicing, n (%)a
 < 5 years13 (19%)7 (16%)6 (24%)
 5 to 15 years28 (41%)16 (37%)12 (48%)
 16 to 25 years13 (19%)9 (21%)4 (16%)
 > 25 years13 (19%)10 (23%)3 (12%)
Number of patients referred to lung transplant annually by practice, n (%)b
 ≤ 2 patients27 (40%)19 (44%)8 (32%)
 3–10 patients35 (51%)22 (51%)13 (52%)
 11–24 patients1 (1%)0 (0%)1 (4%)
 ≥ 25 patients4 (6%)1 (2%)3 (12%)
  1. aOne CF provider respondent preferred not to answer years in practice
  2. bOne CF provider respondent did not answer the number of patients referred to lung transplant annually