Table 1

Characteristics of 426 participating general practitioners (GPs)

Characteristic (n=426)Number% (95% CI)
Gender
 Female13531.7 (27.3 to 36.1)
 Male29168.3 (63.9 to 72.7)
Group practice
 Yes39492.5 (90.0 to 95.0)
 No327.5 (5.0 to 10.0)
GP specialist
 Yes36585.7 (82.4 to 89.0)
 No6114.3 (11.0 to 17.6)
Practice location
 City23354.7 (50.0 to 59.4)
 Rural19345.3 (40.6 to 50.0)
MeanMedian (range)
Age (years)4950 (28 to 67)
Years since authorisation1920 (0 to 41)
Number of listed patients13281 316 (0 to 3385)
Consultations per year30953 029 (309 to 11252)