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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: A quantitative assessment of the parameters of the role of receptionists in modern primary care using the work design framework

Demographics
Gender Identity (%)        
Female (%) Male (%)       
69 (99) 1(1)       
Age Range years (%)
 18–28 30–39 40–49 50–59 60+    
 15 (21) 16(22) 11(16) 21(30) 21(30) 7(10)   
Level of Education (%)
 No Qualifications GCSE/CSE Further Education A Levels Bachelors Degree Post-Grad. Qualification   
 3 (4) 27(39) 19 (27) 12 (17) 7 (10) 2 (3)   
Marital Status (%)
 Single Living with partner Married/civil partnership      
 26 (37.7) 9 (13) 35 (49.3)      
Disability (%)
 Yes No       
 2 (2.9) 68 (97.1)       
Sexual Orientation (%)a
 Heterosexual Gay woman/Lesbian Gay Man Bisexual Other    
 65 (96) 1 (1) 0 2 (3) 0    
Religious Belief (%)a
 No Religion Christian Muslim Other     
 31 (45.5) 35 (51.5) 1 (1.5) 1 (1.5)     
Ethnic Background (%)
 White Pakistani Other      
 68 (97) 1 (1.5) 1 (1.5)      
Occupational Characteristics
Time in post (%)b
 0–5 Years 6–10 Years 11–15 Years 16–20 Years 21 Years +    
 35 (51) 16 (23) 10 (14) 4 (6) 4 (6)    
Respondents Practice Size (%)b
 Small Medium Large      
 4 (6) 38 (55) 27 (39)      
Geographical range
Region (%)c        
 West Midlands South South West East Anglia North West North East East Midlands South East
 30 (45) 9 (14) 6 (9) 9 (14) 5 (8) 3 (4) 2 (3) 2 (3)
  1. acompleted by 68/70 correspondents
  2. b completed by 69/70 correspondents
  3. c completed by 66/70 correspondents
  4. The results from the WDQ are presented below where we describe the key findings in each of the four categories, with the means and percentages given for each sub-category.