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Table 1 Participants, reasons for attending and practice characteristics

From: General practitioners and carers: a questionnaire survey of attitudes, awareness of issues, barriers and enablers to provision of services

Participants (n = 78) n (%)
Gender Female 59 (76%)
  Male 19 (24%)
Age categories Under 30 12 (15%)
  30-39 21 (27%)
  40-49 28 (36%)
  50-59 11 (14%)
  60+ 3 (4%)
  Missing 3 (4%)
Reasons for attending Increase knowledge 30 (38%)
  Improve services 19 (24%)
  Increase practice knowledge 8 (10%)
  Role 7 (9%)
  Interest 7 (9%)
Training about carers Had received training 29 (37%)
  In practice 12 (15%)
  As a student 9 (12%)
  External organisation 6 (8%)
Practice details  
Location Urban 51 (65%)
  Semi-rural 8 (10%)
  Rural 8 (10%)
  Missing 11 (14%)
List size Median 8000
  Min-Max 1700-18000
Number of GPs Median 6
  Min-Max 2-15
Number of GP trainees Median 1
  Min-Max 0-6