Table 2

Demographic distribution of primary care practitioners who responded to the question “How do you think the speed of diagnosis of cancer in primary care could be improved?”

DemographicNumber (%)
Gender
 Female833 (61.6)
 Male513 (38.0)
 Not stated5 (0.4)
Years since graduation
 <10192 (14.2)
 10–19356 (26.4)
 20–29416 (30.8)
 30–39336 (24.9)
 40 or over47 (3.5)
 Not stated4 (0.3)
Site of practice
 Urban816 (60.4)
 Rural314 (23.2)
 Island25 (1.9)
 Mixed194 (14.4)
 Not stated2 (0.1)
Number of doctors in practice
 1–2337 (24.9)
 3–5344 (25.5)
 6–9290 (21.5)
 10 or more374 (27.7)
 Not stated6 (0.4)