Table 6

Characteristics of volunteers, completers and non-responders

Volunteered and completed survey (n=749)Volunteered but did not complete survey (n=316)Did not volunteer (n=9824)P value
Type0.11*
 Consultant35% (264)36% (114)33% (3251)
 General practice35% (263)29% (92)33% (3269)
 Junior doctor30% (222)35% (110)34% (3304)
Male46% (345)50% (157)53% (5189)0.001*
Mean age (range)44.0 (23–79)41.9 (23–71)42.3 (22–84)0.001†
Mean years’ qualified (range)19.0 (0–54)17.1 (0–47)17.5 (0–58)0.003†
  • 2 test.

  • †Analysis of variance.