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Table 1 Survey respondent characteristics (N = 94 respondents)

From: Diagnosing sepsis is subjective and highly variable: a survey of intensivists using case vignettes

Respondent profile Data
Subspecialties, n (%)
 Critical care 83 (88.3 %)
 Pulmonary 37 (39.4 %)
 Anesthesia 18 (19.1 %)
 Surgery 8 (8.5 %)
 Emergency medicine 8 (8.5 %)
 Infectious diseases 4 (4.3 %)
Academic hospital (versus community hospital), n (%) 85 (90.4 %)
Region, n (%)
 Northeastern United States 62 (66.0 %)
 Midwestern United States 13 (13.8 %)
 Southern United States 8 (8.5 %)
 Western United States 10 (10.6 %)
 Non-U.S. country 1 (1.1 %)
Median years in practice (IQR) 8 (3–15)
Median percentage of time doing clinical work (IQR) 50 (25–80)
Median percentage of clinical time spent in ICU (IQR) 50 (30–90)
Median number of ICU patients cared for each month (IQR) 40 (20–55)
  1. ICU intensive care unit, IQR interquartile range