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Table 1 GP characteristics – study 1

From: Factors influencing general practitioners’ decisions about cardiovascular disease risk reassessment: findings from experimental and interview studies

   Study 1 (n = 144)
Sex M 62 (43 %)
  F 82 (57 %)
Age <40 18 (13 %)
  40–49 33 (23 %)
  50–59 61 (42 %)
  60+ 30 (21 %)
Years of practice < 10 6 (7 %)
  10–19 23 (16 %)
  20–29 49 (34 %)
  30+ 60 (42 %)
Number of GPs in practice 1–5 72 (50 %)
  6–10 44 (31 %)
  11–15 18 (13 %)
  16+ 6 (4 %)
  Not applicable (Locum, etc.) or no answer 4 (3 %)
Self-reported use of AR (in practice)a 1 (Never) 18 (13 %)
  2 27 (19 %)
  3 39 (27 %)
  4 38 (26 %)
  5 (Always) 21 (14 %)
Self-reported use of AR (in study cases)a 1 (Never) 12 (8 %)
  2 15 (10 %)
  3 37 (26 %)
  4 45 (31 %)
  5 (Always) 34 (24 %)
  1. a1–5 Likert scale (1 = never, 5 = always); Percentages may not always add up to 100 due to missing responses