Table 2

Participant characteristics

ParticipantGender
(M/F)
Deprivation decile of practice areaFull-time (FT) or part-time (PT) workingYears practising (range categories)
01 (GP)F4*PT10–14.
02 (GP)F4PT5–9.
03 (GP)M5FT5–9.
04 (GP)F6PT15–19†
05 (GP)M3PT/FT‡0–4
06 (GP)F3PT/FT‡10–14.
07 (GP)F6PT5–9.
08 (GP)F8PT10–14.
09 (GP)M3FT15–19
10 (GP)F8PT0–4
11 (GP)M1FT10–14.
12 (GP)F1PT5–9.
13 (GP)F3PT30–39
14 (NP)F5FT10–14.
15 (GP)M5PT20–29
16 (NP)F2PT20–29
17 (NP)F9PT20–29
18 (GP)F5PT20–29
19 (GP)F2PT/FT‡0-4†
20 (GP)F9PT5–9.
21 (GP)M2FT0-4†
  • *1=most deprived, 10=least deprived.

  • †Reported several more years practising as a doctor, before being GP.

  • ‡Reported ‘technically part time’, though practising seven sessions a week.

  • GP, general practitioner; NP, nurse practitioner.