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Table 1 Characteristics of General Practitioners who participated in Continuing Medical Education program evaluation surveys

From: GP awareness, practice, knowledge and confidence: evaluation of the first nation-wide dementia-focused continuing medical education program in Australia

 Program delivery method
Face-to-faceOnline 
 Large groupSmall groupa Total
Characteristics(n, %)(n, %)(n, %)(n, %)
Age in years (n = 1311)
  < 3523, 8.7207, 46.596, 15.9326, 24.9
 35 to 4445, 17.091, 20.4191, 31.7327, 24.9
 45 to 5464, 24.259, 13.3149, 24.8272, 20.7
 55 to 6465, 24.650, 11.293, 15.4208, 15.9
 65+67, 25.438, 8.573, 12.1178, 13.6
Sex (n = 1309)
 Female127, 48.1267, 60.3276, 45.8670, 51.2
 Male137, 51.9176, 39.7326, 54.2639, 48.8
Working status (n = 1286)
 Working full-time149, 60.1335, 76.8398, 66.1882, 68.6
 Working part-time99, 39.9101, 23.2204, 33.9404, 31.4
Years in practice (n = 1326)
  < 525, 9.6210, 47.7143, 22.8378, 28.5
 5 to 1028, 10.890, 20.5152, 24.3270, 20.4
 11 to 1529, 11.221, 4.887, 13.9137, 10.3
 16 to 2026, 10.025, 5.759, 9.4110, 8.3
  > 20152, 58.594, 21.4185, 29.6431, 32.5
Practice profile (n = 1262)
 Solo GPb28, 11.439, 9.484, 14.0151, 12.0
 2 to 5 GPs101, 41.2141, 34.0302, 50.2544, 43.1
 6+ GPs116, 47.3235, 56.6216, 35.9567, 44.9
Ruralityc (n = 1251)
 Major city150, 62.8215, 51.3435, 73.4800, 63.9
 Regional87, 36.4198, 47.3151, 25.5436, 35
 Remote2, 0.86, 1.47, 1.215, 1.1
  1. a Small group participants included 258 registrars
  2. bGP General Practitioner
  3. c “Rurality” based on Accessibility / Remoteness Index of Australia (ARIA+) remoteness ratings