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Table 1 General characteristics of the subjects

From: Perception of and attitude toward ethical issues among Korean occupational physicians

Participant characteristic Specialist (N = 80) Resident (N = 71)
n (%) n (%)
Age
 20–29 0 (0) 22 (31.0)
 30–39 30 (37.5) 47 (66.2)
 40–49 25 (31.3) 2 (2.8)
 50–59 22 (27.5) 0 (0)
  ≥ 60 3 (3.8) 0 (0)
Gender
 Male 66 (82.5) 60 (84.5)
 Female 14 (17.5) 11 (15.5)
Work site a
 University hospital 27 (33.8)  
 General hospital 18 (22.5)  
 Local clinic 20 (25.0)  
 Research institute 6 (7.5)  
 Others 9 (11.3)  
Main role a
 Occupational health examination 55 (68.8)  
 Industrial healthcare management in the SMEb 11 (13.8)  
 Occupational research 4 (5.0)  
 Company doctor 3 (3.8)  
 Others 7 (8.8)  
Years of expertise
  ≤ 10 years 45 (56.3)  
  > 10 years 35 (43.8)  
Grade of residency
 1st-year   23 (32.4)
 2nd-year   18 (25.4)
 3rd-year   13 (18.3)
 4th-year   17 (23.9)
  1. aNot investigated for residents in terms of work site and main role
  2. b SME small- and medium-sized enterprises