Table 1

Characteristics of the responding GPs and Dutch national average of GPs

CharacteristicsResponding GPs (N=182)All Dutch GPs (N=9898)
Age
 <35 years16 (8.8%)1075 (10.9%)
 35–44 years55 (30.2%)3011 (30.4%)
 45–54 years52 (28.6%)2816 (28.5%)
 55–64 years50 (27.5%)2785 (28.1%)
 >64 years9 (4.9%)211 (2.1%)
Gender
 Male85 (46.7%)4679 (47.3%)
 Female97 (53.3%)5219 (52.7%)
Practice setting
 Solo practice51 (28.0%)1689* (17.0%)
 Two GP practice55 (30.2%)3888* (39.1%)
 Group practice76 (41.7%)4378* (44.0%)
  • *N=9955.

  • GPs, general practitioners.