Table 1

Participant characteristics by occupational group

CharacteristicnPaediatrician (%)Other* (%)p Value†
Country of residence0.12‡
Experience in diagnosis<0.001
Contributed§ to diagnosis0.003
Training in diagnosis0.82
Practice in rural or remote area0.43
  • *Other occupations include: allied health professional (psychologist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, social worker and speech pathologist), midwife/nurse, other medical practitioner, health researcher and aboriginal health/community worker.

  • †χ test for independence by occupation (paediatrician vs other health professionals).

  • ‡Fisher's exact test.

  • §Conducts relevant assessments but does not make the final diagnosis.