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Table 2 Summary of participant characteristics (self-reported)

From: Australian general practitioner perceptions of the detection and screening of at-risk drinking, and the role of the AUDIT-C: a qualitative study

  Female Male Age (yr) mean (range) GP experience (yr) mean (range)
GP supervisors 5 2 51 (37–73) 22 (11–36)
GP registrars 1 3 35 (30–40) 3 (1–6)
Other GPs 3 4 46 (31–72) 14 (5–26)
Other 1   25 n/a
Total 10 9   
Other details 4/19 doctors had worked in a drug and alcohol unit.
16/19 doctors were Australian medical graduates.
  Average hours worked per week: 32
Average patients seen per week: 83
  Average appointment length: 16.4 min
  1. One doctor was a hospital-based prevocational trainee on a primary care rotation.