Table 1

Baseline characteristics of survey respondents

CharacteristicsParticipants
Age (years)*
 20–40125 (26%)
 41–60333 (69%)
 61+22 (5%)
Gender†
 Male263 (55%)
 Female220 (45%)
UK region‡
 England422 (85%)
 Scotland24 (5%)
 Wales32 (7%)
 Northern Ireland12 (2%)
Professional group§
 Salaried GP84 (17%)
 Partner GP167 (33%)
 Cardiologist103 (20%)
 General physician54 (11%)
 Heart failure nurse78 (16%)
 Other8 (2%)
  • Denominator for each variable:

  • *n=480.

  • †n=483.

  • ‡n=490.

  • §n=494.

  • GP, general practitioner.