Table 1

Characteristics of retired general practitioners (GPs) and the remaining GPs

CharacteristicsRetired GPsRemaining GPsP values
(n=391)(n=3012)
n (%)n (%)
Age<0.001
 Below 4525 (6.4)880 (29.2)
 46–5539 (10.0)949 (31.5)
 56–65221 (56.5)1045 (34.7)
 66 and above106 (27.1)138 (4.6)
Mean (SD) (range)61.4 (7.1) (38–77)52.0 (8.8) (33–84)<0.001
Gender<0.001
 Female150 (38.4)1494 (49.6)
 Male241 (61.6)1518 (50.4)
Practice type<0.001
 Shared211 (54.0)2111 (70.1)
 Solo practice180 (46.0)901 (29.9)
Region0.058
 Capital Region of Denmark137 (35.0)887 (29.5)
 Central Denmark Region88 (22.5)711 (23.6)
 Region of North Denmark43 (11.0)272 (9.0)
 Region Zealand45 (11.5)430 (14.3)
 Region of Southern Denmark78 (20.0)712 (23.6)
Response to questionnaire0.005
 Responders193 (49.4)1713 (56.9)
 Non-responders198 (50.6)1299 (43.1)