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Table 1 Participant characteristics, N = 105

From: Perspectives on the use of aromatherapy from clinicians attending an integrative medicine continuing education event

Characteristics Total Number of Participants, n (%) N missing
Age, years   9
 25–35 27 (28.1%)  
 36–44 38 (39.6%)  
 45–54 11 (11.5%)  
 55–64 16 (16.7%)  
  ≥ 65 4 (4.2%)  
Sex   12
 Female 78 (83.9%)  
 Male 14 (15.0%)  
 Other 1 (1.1%)  
Practice Location   10
 Urban 26 (27.4%)  
 Suburban 18 (19.0%)  
 Small City 30 (31.6%)  
 Rural 21 (22.1%)  
Primary Work Facility   13
 Private Practice 18 (19.6%)  
 Academic Center 24 (26.1%)  
 Community Health Center 21 (22.8%)  
 Other 29 (31.52%)  
Primary Care Provider   11
 Yes 64 (68.1%)  
 No 30 (31.9%)  
Provider type   11
 Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant 57 (60.6%)  
 Physician-in-Training 1 (1.1%)  
 Physician 32 (34.0%)  
 Registered Nurse 2 (2.13%)  
 Other 2 (2.13%)  
Previous Education on Essential Oils or Aromatherapy   9
 Yes, programs for clinicians 11 (11.5%)  
 Yes, programs for community members 24 (25%)  
 No 61 (63.54%)  
Undergone formal training to become an aromatherapist 0 (0%) 14