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Table 2 Participants’ demographics and practice characteristics (N = 70)

From: Implementing a community-based shared care breast cancer survivorship model in Singapore: a qualitative study among primary care practitioners

Characteristic N (%)
Demographic
 Gender
  Male 34 (48.6%)
 Ethnicity
  Chinese 59 (84.3%)
  Indian 7 (10.0%)
  Others 4 (5.7%)
 Practice experience (years)
  3–4 4 (5.7%)
  5–10 30 (42.9%)
  11–15 18 (25.7%)
  16–20 5 (7.1%)
   > 20 13 (18.6%)
 Age (years)
  20–29 5 (7.1%)
  30–39 41 (58.6%)
  40–49 14 (20.0%)
  50–59 10 (14.3%)
Practice setting
 Current practice setting
  Polyclinic 55 (78.6%)
  Private general practitioner 15 (21.4%)
 Practice area
  North 10 (14.3%)
  South 15 (21.4%)
  East 11 (15.7%)
  West 10 (14.3%)
  Central 24 (34.3%)
 Types of medical records
  Paper records 5 (7.1%)
  Partial/ in transition 5 (7.1%)
  Full electronic records 60 (85.7%)
Current experience with patients
 Average number of patients seen monthly
   < 300 7 (10.0%)
  300–400 6 (8.6%)
  401–500 3 (4.3%)
  501–600 9 (12.9%)
   > 600 45 (64.3%)
 Average amount of time spent with each patient (minutes)
   < 5 1 (1.4%)
  5–10 44 (62.9%)
  11–15 21 (30.0%)
  16–20 3 (4.3%)
   > 20 1 (1.4%)
 Average number of cancer survivors seen monthly
   < 5 23 (32.9%)
  5–10 21 (30.0%)
  11–15 15 (21.4%)
  16–20 2 (2.9%)
   > 20 9 (12.9%)
 Time spent caring for cancer survivors care on cancer-related issues (% of total consultation time spent in practice)
   < 20 67 (95.7%)
  20–50 3 (4.3%)