Table 1

Type of respondents in the initial and second surveys

Initial surveySecond survey
Respondents (n)629492
Type (%)
 Patients130 (21)159 (32)
 Carers43 (7)54 (11)
 Healthcare professional389 (62)241 (49)
  Doctors284 (45)135 (27)
  Nurse72 (11)57 (12)
  Allied health30 (5)31 (6)
 Others* and not specified67 (10)38 (8)
  • *Mostly scientists, researchers and students.