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Table 1 Demography of respondents to survey

From: Referring patients to specialists: A structured vignette survey of Australian and British GPs

  SITE  
Variable UK WA Total
GP Gender    
Males 46 (51.7) 87 (50.9) 133 (51.1)
GP Age Group    
20–29 0 10 (5.8) 10
30–39 21 (23.6) 59 (34.5) 80
40–49 35 (39.3) 55 (32.2) 90
50–59 25 (28.1) 30 (17.5) 55
60+ 7 (7.9) 17 (9.9) 24
Practice Location    
Rural 0 52 52
Metro 89 79 168
Outer Metro 0 41 41
Number of years in practice    
<5 8 40 48
5–10 17 29 46
10–15 16 32 48
15–20 16 25 41
20+ 31 45 76
Full time equivalent GPs in the practice    
<=1 15 21 36
2–4 45 82 127
5–7 27 54 81
>=8 2 11 13
Teaching    
None 28 49 77
Medical students 17 51 68
GP Registrars 12 12 24
Other 7 6 13
Combinations 25 51 76