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Table 4 Factors linked to adherence to the urticaria guidelines

From: Management of chronic spontaneous urticaria: a worldwide perspective

Factors % (n) of physicians, who follow the guidelines % (n) of physicians, who don’t follow the guidelines X2 p
Age, years
 < 40 (n = 283) 96.9 (274) 3.1 (9) 11.152 0.001
 ≥40 (n = 836) 90.7 (758) 9.3 (78)
Clinical experience, years
 ≤19 years (n = 630) 95.9 (604) 4.1 (26) 28.017 < 0.001
 Over 19 years (n = 487) 87.3 (425) 12.7 (62)
Departmenta
 Outpatients (n = 1006) 92.0 (926) 8.0 (80/85) 0.431 0.511
 Inpatients (n = 84) 94.0 (79) 6.0 (5)
Age of patientsa
 Adults (n = 300) 92.3 (277) 7.7 (23) 0.029 0.865
 Children (n = 193) 92.7 (179) 7.3 (14)
CSU patients per week
 < 10 (n = 870) 92.2 (802) 7.8 (68) 0.076 0.783
 ≥10 (n = 247) 92.7 (229) 7.3 (18)
  1. aOnly in physicians who chose one of the options
  2. Values marked in bold indicate a statistically significant difference (p < 0.05)