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Table 1 Selected respondent characteristics

From: Relationships between family physicians’ referral for palliative radiotherapy, knowledge of indications for radiotherapy, and prior training: a survey of rural and urban family physicians

Characteristic Percentage of respondents
Involved in palliative management of patients Never 2%
  Rarely 18%
  Sometimes 35%
  Often 46%
Family practice in rural or suburban areas 50%
Aware of BCCA radiotherapy program 85%
Have ever referred a patient for radiotherapy 63%
Medical school training in Palliative Care 44%
  Radiotherapy 18%
Post-MD training in Palliative Care 28%
  Radiotherapy 6%