Table 1. Participant characteristics (n = 630)
Characteristicn, (%)
Age, years  24–40155 (26.1)
 41–50237 (39.9)
 51–70202 (34.0)
Sex  Male197 (33.2)
 Female392 (66.0)
 In another waya/ Prefer not to say5 (0.8)
Ethnicity  White467 (78.6)
 Other127 (21.4)
GP working region  North East England15 (2.5)
 North West England61 (10.3)
 Yorkshire and the Humber43 (7.2)
 West Midlands62 (10.4)
 East Midlands42 (7.1)
 East of England53 (8.9)
 South West86 (14.5)
 South East65 (10.9)
 Greater London59 (9.9)
 Wales30 (5.1)
 Scotland65 (10.9)
 Northern Ireland13 (2.2)
GP working location  City197 (33.3)
 Town294 (49.7)
 Rural100 (16.9)
Job role  Managing or executive partner22 (3.7)
 GP partner315 (53.3)
 Salaried GP160 (27.1)
 Locum GP59 (10.0)
 GP specialist35 (5.9)
Sessions of work per week  1–365 (11.0)
 4–6328 (55.5)
 7 or more198 (33.5)
RCGP Active Practice Charter  Yes29 (4.9)
 No261 (44.3)
 Don’t know299 (50.8)
  • RCGP = Royal College of General Practitioners.

  • Missing data by category: Age n = 36. Sex n = 36. Ethnicity n = 36. Working region n = 36. Working location n = 39. Job role n = 39. Sessions of work per week n = 39. Active practice totals n = 41.

  • aAny response other than ‘male’ or ‘female’.