Table 1

Clinician characteristics (general practitioners and practice nurses)

Intervention
N (%)
Control
N (%)
Total
N (%)
Comparison: intervention vs control
Gender
 Female35 (62)23 (56)58 (60)χ2=0.18, p=0.5
 Male21 (38)18 (49)39 (40)
Age (years)
 20–347 (13)2 (5)9 (9)χ2=1.16, p=0.3
 35–4417 (30)8 (20)25 (26)
 45–5420 (36)16 (39)36 (37)
 55–6411 (20)13 (32)24 (25)
 65+02 (5)2 (2)
 Missing1 (2)01 (1)
Work
 Full-time equivalent29 (52)23 (56)52 (54)χ2=0.06, p=0.9
 Part-time equivalent26 (46)17 (42)43 (44)
 Missing1 (2)1 (2)2 (2)
Type
 Family practitioner42 (75)28 (68)70 (72)χ2=0.25, p=0.6
 Practice nurse14 (25)13 (32)27 (28)
Years in GP
 <1027 (48)13 (32)40 (42)χ2=2.4, p=0.03
 10–1910 (18)9 (23)19 (20)
 20+19 (34)18 (45)37 (38)
Years in this practice
 <1041 (74)17 (42)58 (60)χ2=11.0, p=0.004
 10–198 (15)12 (29)20 (21)
 20+6 (11)12 (29)18 (19)
  • GP, general practitioner.