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Table 1 Distribution of physicians (%) by age groups and ethnicity among Estonian physicians by gender, 1982–2014

From: Physicians’ views on the role of smoking in smoking-related diseases: findings from cross-sectional studies from 1982–2014 in Estonia

Characteristic 1982 2002 2014
Male Female Male Female Male Female
n = 850 n = 2654 n = 465 n = 2229 n = 518 n = 2347
Age group
  − 34 26.7 26.3 13.1 13.6 13.5 16.8
 35–44 25.9 33.6 32.0 29.2 16.2 14.9
 45–54 27.8 27.4 26.9 28.4 23.9 25.6
 55–64 14.5 11.2 17.0 22.7 23.8 24.3
 65+ 5.2 1.6 11.0 6.1 22.6 18.5
Ethnicity
 Estonian 71.4 70.4 80.2 84.5 77.0 83.3
 Non-Estonian 28.5 29.7 18.1 15.3 22.8 16.5
 Missing answer 0.1 - 1.7 0.3 0.2 0.1
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