Table 1

GP characteristics

CharacteristicNo of participants (n=30)
Years of experience (YE)
 <1017
 10–195
 20–293
 30+5
Type of practice
 Public10
 Private10
 Both10
Location of practice
 Urban24
 Rural6
 State
 New South Wales11
 Victoria7
 Queensland5
 South Australia4
 Western Australia (WA)*3
Sex
 Female (F)23
 Male (M)7
No of patients managed/week†
 <505
 50–9914
 100+11
Proportion of female patients aged 40+†
 <30%7
 30%–59%16
 60%–89%5
 90%+2
Special interest in women’s or breast health†
 Yes11
 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.