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Table 5 Characteristics of the source population of GPs in the Central Region of Denmark

From: Child overweight in general practice – parents’ beliefs and expectations – a questionnaire survey study

  Participating GPs Non-participating GPs p-value
  n (%) n (%)  
  165 (19) 700 (81)  
Gender      
Male 66 (40) 451 62 <0.001
Female 99 (60) 230 38  
Age      
Mean (range) 50.7 (35–65) 53.3 (34–70) <0.001
Number of conducted five-year PCHEs per year*    
Mean (range) 21 (4–104) 16 (1–80) 0.99
Type of practice      
Single-handed practice 38 (23) 184 (26) 0.2
Partnership practice 127 (77) 493 (71) 0.2
Unknown** 0 (0) 23 (3)  
Number of children on list***      
Mean (range) 938 78-3364 830 19-3364 0.99
  1. *Number of conducted PCHEs was assessed on the basis of single-handed practices.
  2. **Type of practice not registered in data from the General Practice Administrative Authorities in the Central.
  3. Denmark Region.
  4. *** The number of children on the list was assessed on the basis of all types of practices.