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Table 1 Characteristics of the 25 GPs interviewed

From: Communicating cardiovascular disease risk: an interview study of General Practitioners’ use of absolute risk within tailored communication strategies

Characteristic Category n
Gender Female 15
Male 10
Age (years) <40 6
40-49 8
50-59 7
60+ 4
Years of practice <10 5
10-19 6
20-29 9
30+ 5
GP role in practice Registrar/in training 1
Contractor/sessional/retainer/salaried 14
Partner/principal 10
Medical record system Electronic only 23
Electronic and paper 1
Paper only 1
Number of GPs in practice 1-5 10
6-10 13
  11-15 2