Table 1

Patient demographics, multidisciplinary team (MDT) reporting and general practitioners (GP) responses

Hospital site AHospital site BTotal
Patient demographics
 Patients presented at MDT442290732
 Age (mean, range)64 (20–91)71 (25–96)
Residence (based on area code)N%N%
 Major city
 Inner regional
 Outer regional
 Remote
 Very remote
 Overseas or interstate
254
55
113
7
7
6
57
12
26
2
2
1
274
4
7
0
0
5
95
1
2
0
0
2
Presenting specialistN%N%
 Cardiothoracic surgeon
 Respiratory physician
 Medical oncologist
 Radiation oncologist
 Other
234
110
81
17
0
53
25
18
4
0
0
197
83
8
2*
0
68
28
3
1
  • *‘Other’ includes one palliative care specialist and one emergency department physician.