Table 1

Participants, reasons for attending and practice characteristics

Participants (n = 78)

n (%)


Gender

Female

59 (76%)

Male

19 (24%)


Age categories

Under 30

12 (15%)

30-39

21 (27%)

40-49

28 (36%)

50-59

11 (14%)

60+

3 (4%)

Missing

3 (4%)


Reasons for attending

Increase knowledge

30 (38%)

Improve services

19 (24%)

Increase practice knowledge

8 (10%)

Role

7 (9%)

Interest

7 (9%)


Training about carers

Had received training

29 (37%)

In practice

12 (15%)

As a student

9 (12%)

External organisation

6 (8%)


Practice details


Location

Urban

51 (65%)

Semi-rural

8 (10%)

Rural

8 (10%)

Missing

11 (14%)


List size

Median

8000

Min-Max

1700-18000


Number of GPs

Median

6

Min-Max

2-15


Number of GP trainees

Median

1

Min-Max

0-6


Greenwood et al. BMC Family Practice 2010 11:100   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-11-100

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