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Table 2 Comparison of characteristics between responders between intervention (‘pen’) and control group (‘No pen’)

From: A small unconditional non-financial incentive suggests an increase in survey response rates amongst older general practitioners (GPs): a randomised controlled trial study

  ‘Pen’ n = 39 ‘No pen’ n = 29 P
  % %  
Female 26% 36% 0.37a
Group practice (>1 GP) 84% 96% 0.22a
Reported fair or poor health 18% 31% 0.23a
  Mean (sd) Mean (sd)  
Age (years) 57 (6.9) 54 (6.8) 0.12b
Years in general practice 27 (9.1) 24 (10.0) 0.36b
Job satisfaction scale (‘0’ not satisfied to ‘10’ extremely satisfied) 7.3 (2.2) 7.7 (1.9) 0.42b
Burnout scale (‘0’ not burnt out to ‘10’ extremely burnt out) 3.5 (3.1) 2.6 (1.9) 0.15b
  1. a χ 2 test, b t-test.