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Table 2 Total radiation knowledge score by respondent group

From: Clinicians’ justification of imaging: do radiation issues play a role?

  N Mean score SD
General practitioners 77 31.0 8.4
Hospital physicians 71 32.3 9.4
 Surgeons 13 34.2 10.3
 Internists 19 37.0 11.6
 Neurologists 10 24.9 4.6
 Orthopaedics 12 31.4 5.3
 Paediatricians 13 30.9 8.4
 Rheumatologists 4 29.5 5.2
Non-physicians 65 27.7 6.7
 Manual physiotherapists 55 27.3 6.4
 Chiropractors 10 30.3 8.4
  1. Mean score was significantly different among general practitioners, hospital physicians and non-physicians: p = 0.03, multiple linear regression analysis