Table 1

Demographic breakdown of participants

Audio diariesInterviews
Total (n=30)%Total (n=68)%
Profession
 Medicine2480.05783.8
 Dentistry620.01116.2
Mean age, years3940
Age range, years27–7428–51
Gender
 Male1033.32841.2
 Female2066.64058.8
Predominant clinical work area
 Primary723.31927.9
 Secondary1136.73044.1
 Tertiary1240.01725.0
 Did not disclose0011.5
Employment status (overall)
 Full time2480.06595.6
 <Full time620.034.4
 Did not disclose0000.0
% of hours spent on academic work
 100%516.7811.8
 50%1963.334.4
 <50%620.05783.8
 Did not disclose0000.0
Out of programme for research
 No1963.35580.9
 Yes516.734.4
 Not applicable620.01014.7
Ethnicity
 Asian26.71116.2
 Indian26.734.4
 Middle Eastern13.322.9
 Black0034.4
 White Caucasian2480.04769.1
 Did not disclose13.322.9
Marital status
 Divorced27.000.0
 Long-term relationship (not married)27.0710.3
 Married2377.05682.4
 Single310.045.9
 Did not disclose0011.5
Sexuality
 LGBTQIA+13.345.9
 Heterosexual2583.36291.2
 Did not disclose413.322.9
Disability
 No2893.36798.5
 Yes26.711.5
Number of children/dependents
 0723.32739.7
 1620.01116.2
 21136.72536.8
 3413.322.9
 426.711.5
 Did not disclose0022.9
Pregnant
 Yes0011.5
 Did not disclose13.3710.3
 No2996.76088.2
Current clinical academic career level
 Doctoral Fellow/PhD student1033.31319.1
 Academic Clinical Fellow620.01420.6
 Academic Clinical Lecturer620.01420.6
 Senior Clinical Lecturer and above (including Deans and Programme Directors)620.02739.7
 Did not disclose26.700.0
Current grade within clinical role
 Clinical Fellow310.011.5
 Registrar (Medical/Dental)1653.32232.4
 General Practitioner (Medical/Dental)413.368.8
 Medical/Dental consultant620.03044.1
 Medical researcher13.300.0
 Did not disclose0011.5
Location
 East of England13.322.9
 Midlands413.31116.2
 North-East England and Yorkshire1136.72638.2
 North-West of England26.745.9
 South-East of England6201623.5
 South England413.322.9
 Wales26.711.5
 Scotland0057.4
 Did not disclose0011.5
Place primary health qualification awarded
 UK301006494.1
 IMG0022.9
 EEU0011.5
 Did not disclose0011.5
Total number of diary entries134N/A
Number of written entries26N/A
  • EEU, European Economic Union; IMG, International Medical Graduate.