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Table 3 Comparing the total number of GPs with the number of new GPs, GPs who left the area, and GPs displaying discontinuity of care between 2001 and 2008

From: Inequality in provider continuity for children by Australian general practitioners

Year Total number of GPs New GP GP left area GP displayed discontinuity of care
   n % n % n %
2001 283 NA1* NA1 NA1 NA1 NA1 NA1
2002 271 28 10% 25 9% 13 5%
2003 269 16 6% 13 5% 14 5%
2004 253 11 4% 20 8% 13 5%
2005 255 15 6% 14 6% 12 5%
2006 274 41 15% 21 8% 16 6%
2007 281 19 7% 21 8% 9 3%
2008 289 22 8% 30 11% NA2* NA2
  1. NA1* Means not applicable as a GP can only be counted in this category if their status in 2000 is known.
  2. NA2* Means not applicable as a GP can only be counted in this category if their status in 2008 is known