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Table 1 Users of ultrasound in the Emergency Department (n = 257)

From: Physicians using ultrasound in Danish emergency departments are mostly summoned specialists

   Frequency Percent (95 % CI)
Gender
  Female 86 33 % (28-40)
  Male 171 67 % (60-72)
Age
  Median 38 (5-95 % percentiles: 27,0-58,7)   
Level of training
  Intern 15 6 % (3-9)
  First year of specialist training 26 10 % (7-14)
  Second year or later in specialist training 84 33 % (27-39)
  Consultant 110 43 % (37-49)
  Other non-specialists 16 6 % (4-10)
  Medical students 1 0 % (0-2)
  Other 5 2 % (1-4)
Level of responsibility during on call duty
  Junior resident 70 27 % (22-33)
  Senior resident 41 16 % (12-21)
  Attending physician 146 57 % (51-63)
Affiliation with the Emergency Department
  Employee of the Emergency Department 50 19 % (15-25)
  Employee of different department but on call duty in the emergency department 59 23 % (18-29)
  Employee of different department performing consults in the emergency department 136 53 % (47-59)
  Other 12 5 % (3-7)
Distribution within specialties
  Emergency Medicinea 5 2 % (1-4)
  Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 111 43 % (37-50)
  General Practice 10 4 % (2-7)
  Internal Medicine 62 24 % (19-30)
  Surgery 47 18 % (14-24)
  Other 22 9 % (5-13)
  1. aa medical field but not a medical specialty in Denmark