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Table 2 Characteristics of the study sample compared to all those who participated in the main survey

From: The general practitioner workforce crisis in England: a qualitative study of how appraisal and revalidation are contributing to intentions to leave practice

  Study sample (n = 42) a Main survey (n = 1192) a
Gender
 Male
 Female
25 (59.5 %)
17 (40.5 %)
622 (54.7 %)
515 (45.3 %)
Age (years)
 25–29 years
 30–39 years
 40–49 years
 50–59 years
 60–69 years
 70 or more years
0
1 (2.4 %)
9 (21.4 %)
22 (52.4 %)
10 (23.8)
0
14 (1.2 %)
263 (23.0 %)
338 (29.6 %)
436 (38.2 %)
84 (7.4 %)
7 (0.6 %)
Main employment status
 GP contractor/principal
 Practice-employed salaried GP
 NHS trust-employed salaried GP
 Private sector-employed salaried GP
 Freelance GP (locum)
 Out-of-hours GP
 Academic GP
29 (70.7 %)
5 (12.2 %)
0
0
7 (17.1 %)
0
0
876 (74.9 %)
212 (18.1 %)
12 (1.0 %)
2 (0.2 %)
56 (4.8 %)
8 (0.7 %)
4 (0.3 %)
Length of time in general practice
 Less than 5 years
 5–9 years
 10–19 years
 20–29 years
 30 or more years
0
2 (5.0 %)
6 (15.0 %)
23 (57.5 %)
9 (22.5 %)
106 (9.0 %)
193 (16.3 %)
314 (26.6 %)
421 (35.6 %)
147 (12.4 %)
Intention to remain in practice general practice > 5 years
 Yes
 No
10 (27.8 %)
26 (72.2 %)
676 (58.1 %)
488 (41.9 %)
  1. a Percentages relate to the number who responded to each question