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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants in Study 1 and Study 2

From: The views of mothers and GPs about postpartum care in Australian general practice

  Characteristics Study 1 Study 2
Mothers   n = 18 n = 70
Age Mean (range) years 31.4 (21–41) 29.1 (21–39)
Parity Primiparous 50% 52.8%
  Multiparous 50% 47.2%
Location Metropolitan 50% 21.4%
  Regional/rural 50% 88.6%
Birthing sector Public 50% 64.6%
  Private 50% 35.4%
Level of education No university degree 66.6% 67.4%
  University degree 33.3% 32.6%
General Practitioners   n = 4 n = 2
Age Mean (range) years 43.5 (35–55) 42.5 (38–47)
Gender Male 2 0
  Female 2 2
Location Metropolitan 2 0
  Regional/rural 2 2
Additional Qualifications Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 2 2
  Fellow of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine 0 1
  Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists Diploma of Obstetrics 0 1
  Sexual Health Certificate 0 1
  International Board Certified Lactation Consultant 0 1