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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Digital consultations in Swedish primary health care: a qualitative study of physicians’ job control, demand and support

Characteristic Number (%)
Sex
 Male 12 (43)
 Female 16 (57)
Age
 28–39 years 10 (36)
 40–49 years 10 (36)
 50–63 years 8 (28)
Level of medical training
 Specialist in primary care medicine 18 (64)
 Resident in primary care medicinea 8 (28)
 Specialist in other specialty than primary care 1 (4)
 Not specialist or resident 1 (4)
Employer
 Publicly funded health care 17 (61)
 Private company 11 (39)
Type of work
 Combined digital work with traditional consultation 25 (89)
 Digital work exclusively 3 (11)
  1. aIn Sweden, resident physicians have finished medical school, possess medical license and for 5 years they both provide healthcare and are learning to become specialist physicians (in this case, specialists in primary care medicine)