TABLE 1

Country breakdown of physician and patient respondents to questionnaires

CountryPhysicians nPatients
nFemale
n (%)
Use of biologics
n (%)
Daily OCS
n (%)
Belgium1310257 (56)86 (84)9 (9)
Estonia81413 (93)6 (43)5 (36)
France281510 (67)13 (87)5 (33)
Greece1812282 (67)74 (60)35 (29)
Hungary4011071 (65)71 (65)22 (20)
Italy315238 (73)28 (54)13 (25)
Latvia45433 (61)24 (44)19 (35)
Lithuania155335 (66)41 (77)8 (15)
The Netherlands211469 (61)79 (69)27 (24)
Romania31125 (42)9 (75)3 (25)
Russian Federation135534 (62)11 (20)9 (16)
Serbia157450 (68)45 (60)30 (41)
Slovenia27051 (73)64 (91)12 (17)
Sweden912260 (49)67 (55)34 (28)
Switzerland195725 (44)46 (81)19 (33)
UK207543 (57)45 (60)31 (41)
Total2681101676 (61)709 (64)281 (26)

Number of returned physician surveys per country, and number and characteristics of participating patients per country. OCS: oral corticosteroids.