Table 1

Demographics of respondents
Study data (%) Australian data[15] (n = 22868)
Division of General Practice Worked (n = 30) N/A
Adelaide Western General Practice Network 28
Adelaide North East Division of General Practice 1
Other 1
Member of the division (n = 29) N/A
Yes 28
No 1
Type of Practice (n = 30) 37 %
Solo 9 (30.0)
Partnership 5 (16.7)
Group 15 (50.0)
Other 1 (3.3)
University (n = 31) Australian graduates 68.6 %
University of Adelaide 22 (71.0) Overseas 31.4 %
Flinders University 7 (22.6)
Interstate 2 (6.4)
Overseas 0
Year of graduation (n = 31) NA
1940–1960 2 (6.5)
1961–1980 13 (41.9)
1981–2000 12 (38.7)
2000- 4 (12.9)
Duration of GP experience (years) (n = 31) NA
0–10 4 (12.9)
11–20 11 (35.5)
21–30 10 (32.2)
31–40 4 (12.9)
>41 2 (6.5)
Sessions worked per week (n = 31) NA
>10 5 (16.1)
9–10 13 (41.9)
7–8 8 (25.8)
5–6 2 (6.5)
3–4 1 (3.2)
1–2 1 (3.2)
0 1 (3.2)
Worked in areas outside of general practice (n = 29) NA
Yes 8 (27.6)
No 21 (72.4)
Gender (n = 31) 62.0 %
Male 15 (48.4) 38.0 %
Female 16 (51.6)
Age (years old) (n = 31) (<35) 9 %
20–30 2 (6.4) (35–44 ) 25.1 %
31–40 2 (6.4) (45–54 ) 32.4 %
41–50 10 (32.3) (>54 ) 33.4 %
51–60 11 (35.5)
61–70 4 (12.9)
71+ 2 (6.4)
Fellow of (n = 20) NA
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 16 (51.6)
Australian College of Remote and Rural Medicine 1 (3.2)
Other college 3 (10)
Stroke interest (n = 31) NA
Yes 3 (9.7)
No 28 (90.1)
Recent stroke/TIA education (n = 28) NA
Yes 4 (14.3)
No 24 (85.7)

Leung et al.

Leung et al. BMC Research Notes 2012 5:278   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-278

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