Table 1

GP characteristics

CharacteristicNo of participants (n=30)
Years of experience (YE)
Type of practice
Location of practice
 New South Wales11
 South Australia4
 Western Australia (WA)*3
 Female (F)23
 Male (M)7
No of patients managed/week†
Proportion of female patients aged 40+†
Special interest in women’s or breast health†
 No (other or no special interest reported)19
  • *State which currently notifies women of their BD through the population-based screening programme (BreastScreen WA).

  • †Self-reported.