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Table 5 Barriers to access cardiac rehabilitation (CR) according to the respondents

From: Knowledge, attitudes and practices survey of cardiac rehabilitation among cardiologists and cardiac surgeons in Lebanon

Existence of barriers to refer patients to the CR Yes N (%) 59 (77.6%) Mean 1.34
  No N (%) 17 (22.4%) Median 1
   N Total 76 SD 1.19
Kind of barriers faced by physicians Lack of specialists N (%) 18 (23.7%) Mean 5.14
  Lack of knowledge N (%) 3 (3.9%) Median 7
  Lack of motivation N (%) 4 (5.3%) SD 2.54
  Cost of care N (%) 1 (1.3%)   
  Localization of the center N (%) 4 (5.3%)   
  All of the above N (%) 46 (60.5%)   
   N Total 76