Table 1

Characteristics of general practitioner participants by method of data collection

All participants
N=894
Paper-based
N=554
Online survey
N=340
p Value*
Females—n (%)725 (81)445 (82)270 (79)0.314
Age in years—mean (SD)47.6 (11.4)46.4 (10.8)49.4 (12.1)<0.001
 Females46.5 (10.9)45.2 (10.5)48.5 (11.2)<0.001
 Males52.2 (12.3)51.8 (10.4)52.4 (14.7)0.788
General practice experience in years—mean (SD)17.2 (12.2)16.2 (11.5)18.8 (13.1)<0.001
Pattern of work—n (%)
 Almost/mostly full-time254 (29)165 (30)89 (28)0.489
 Almost/mostly part-time465 (53)286 (52)179 (56)
 Half and half153 (18)101 (18)52 (16)
  • *2-tailed t-tests and χ2 tests used as appropriate.

  • Bold text represents significant p-Values.