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Table 1 Demographics of 210 survey participants

From: Non-surgical treatment of hallux valgus: a current practice survey of Australian podiatrists

Participant characteristics N %
Sex (Males) 74 35.0
Age categories
 21 to 29 54 25.7
 30 to 39 51 24.3
 40 to 49 57 27.1
 50 to 59 38 18.1
 60 or older 10 4.8
State/territory practicing podiatry
 QLD 65 31.0
 NSW 28 13.3
 VIC 63 30.0
 TAS 8 3.8
 SA 25 11.9
 WA 20 9.5
 NT 1 0.5
Years of podiatry experience
 <5 48 22.9
 5–10 36 17.1
 10–15 34 16.2
 15–20 25 11.9
 >20 67 31.9
Podiatry practice setting
 Private 168 80.0
 Public sector 23 11.0
 Other (including >1 location) 19 9.0
Full-time 146 69.5
Part-time 64 30.5
Surgical training (yes) 14 6.7
HV cases seen in the past month
 Less than 5 53 25.2
 5 to 10 75 35.7
 More than 10 82 39.0