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Table 2 Characteristics of responders by medical specialty

From: A World Allergy Organization international survey on physical activity as a treatment option for asthma and allergies

  Allergy and clinical immunology Dermatology ENT Pediatrics Respiratory General medicine* Total
n = 209 n = 4 n = 6 n = 26 n = 23 n = 12 n = 280
Your clinic setting is mainly        
 Outpatient 95 (45.5) 1 (25.0) 1 (16.7) 12 (46.2) 4 (17.4) 8 (66.7) 121 (43.2)
 University 80 (38.3) 1 (25.0) 4 (66.7) 9 (34.6) 13 (56.5) 3 (25.0) 110 (39.3)
 Private 34 (16.3) 2 (50.0) 1 (16.7) 5 (19.2) 6 (26.1) 1 (8.3) 49 (17.5)
For how many years have you been an allergist? 15 ± 7 21 ± 0 16 ± 9 14 ± 8 18 ± 12 9 ± 6 15 ± 7
Does your practice mainly see**        
 Children 33 (15.9) 0 0 23 (88.5) 2 (9.1) 1 (8.3) 59 (21.3)
 Adults 37 (17.8) 0 2 (33.3) 0 14 (63.6) 3 (25.0) 56 (20.2)
 Both 138 (66.3) 3 (100) 4 (66.7) 3 (11.5) 6 (27.3) 8 (66.7) 162 (58.5)
How many have asthma? mean ± sd 30 ± 9 25 ± 0 25 ± 0 29 ± 9 33 ± 12 28 ± 7 30 ± 9
  1. Data presented n (%) unless otherwise stated; ENT: ear, nose and throat; *includes Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine; **p < .0001, chi-square.