Table 1. Responders’ characteristics
Characteristicn (%)
Median age, years (IQR)50 (41–57)
Female175 (53.0)
Median years in practice (IQR)17 (8.5–24)
Profession
GP260 (83.1)
GP specialised in cardiovascular care17 (5.4)
GP specialised in acute care3 (1.0)
GP with other specialty3 (1.0)
Retired GP (<5 years)12 (3.8)
GP trainee18 (5.8)
Nearest hospital
<5 km127 (40.6)
5–10 km80 (25.6)
10–20 km81 (25.9)
20–30 km21 (6.7)
>30 km4 (1.3)
Practice location
Rural57 (18.2)
Small town (<50 000 inhabitants)125 (39.9)
Town (50 000–100 000 inhabitants)68 (21.7)
City (>100 000 inhabitants)55 (17.6)
Other8 (2.6)
  • IQR = interquartile range.