Table 1

Characteristics of the 62 respondents

Orthopaedic surgeons (n)Neurosurgeons (n)All respondents (n)
No. of respondents461662
Age
 <50 years221032
 ≥50 years24630
Clinical experience
 <10 years13518
 ≥10 years331144
Type of hospital
 University/specialised13518
 General331144
No. of fusions for CLBP/year
 1–1024933
 10–259615
 25–50718
 ≥50606
  • CLBP, chronic low back pain.